Library foundations have continued to make great progress this year toward the Wyoming Library Foundation Challenge, with $7.4 million raised locally as of the latest tally. The State of Wyoming has paid out $15.8 million of the $18.35 million appropriated for incentive and matching funds. An amendment to the Challenge in 2015 allowed libraries to form fundraising partnerships that furthered their goals.
- Celebrate your wins — both big and small, the victories added up. Look at what went right.
- Identify areas for improvement — what did not go so well? How could things go better in the coming year?
- Set new goals — in light of how 2015 went, what are some realistic goals for the new year?
- Develop a strategy — how will you reach those goals?
The full article has much more detailed advice on how to accomplish these steps. Read it at www.causevox.com/blog/4-tips-wrap-nonprofits-year-prepare-next-one.