Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan Priorities 2011-2016

  1. To recognize the role of the Library in the quality of life for residents of the City of Richmond, and to advocate for, and support, the Library.
  2. To develop a Board of Directors that is motivated and qualified to carry out the Foundation’s Strategic Plan, and which will assist the Library Board in support of its strategic plan.
  3. To develop and maintain a solid annual fund appeal through the solicitation of individuals, corporations, and foundations, which will guarantee regular support of Library program and initiatives.
  4. To continue to research and solicit funders of restricted gifts for identified Library programs.
  5. To prepare to launch a General Endowment Drive of at least $1,000,000 in 2014 in support of a project to be decided by the Foundation Board.
  6. To create a marketing and public relations campaign to create public awareness of the Library system and its funding needs.
  7. To maintain the highest level of fiscal responsibility and financial management of the organization.
  8. To promote and build the relationships and strengths of the Foundation, Library Board and Friends of the Library.