Data, Budgets and Statistics

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Budgets & money management

  • John Thompson’s webinars/presentations
  • DPI Budgets and Funding page
  • MORE budgets link
  • IFLS group purchase link
  • simple deposit forms


  • Annual report resources 
  • IFLS dashboard link

Fundraising & grants curated resources from IFLS staff

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Budgets & money management

2022 Spring Webinar Series #2:  Where Does the Money Come From? Wisconsin Public Library Funding with John Thompson.

2018 Boot Camp Powerpoint on budget development including planning, presentation, and management by John Thompson

Wisconsin DPI Funding and Budgets page


Annual report resources

Fundraising & grant resources

2020 Webinar–Finding Grants and Donations:  A Realistic Guide Grants webinar recording.  Grants webinar slides

Foundations in Wisconsin

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire is a Cooperating Collection of the Foundation Center, and has excellent databases and other resources that can be used at the library.  Also watch for special training opportunities there!

Candid has free fundraising and grant resources on its website.

Library Grants is a blog with regular updates about national grant opportunities

Wisconsin Common Grant Application form

Minnesota Common Grant Application form