Create a Mission Statement
This is a great handout from the Nonprofit Hub.
What Makes a Good Friends Group
This is a short blog from Library Strategies, an innovative venture of the St. Paul Public Library Friends Group.
How to Make New Friends
from Library Strategies
More great resources
- ALA United for Libraries resources, including Libraries Need Friends: Starting a Friends Group or Revitalizing the One You Have (PDF, 100 kb) by Sally Gardner Reed
- Library Strategies Blog Very good tips and advice for friends groups and foundation boards.
- Nonprofit Hub This site is for nonprofits generally, but there’s a ton of usable stuff here.