Why Aren't More Big Donors Giving to Public Libraries?
Submitted by Blake on May 8, 2017 - 11:01am
Which often leads us to wonder: Why don't we see more gifts to libraries? Sure, we've seen some such gifts, but not many as you might think at a moment when so many new donors are showing up in philanthropy, looking for places where their money might make an impact. Libraries could certainly use a boost. In many cities and towns, public libraries are hurting because of budgetary cutbacks—and more cuts may be on the way with the Trump administration targeting federal library funding.From Why Aren't More Big Donors Giving to Public Libraries? — Inside Philanthropy