Libraries and funding (4/7/17)

For this #auslibchat people brought their budget, grant and funding stories to talk about funding $$$.

Missed the chat? Catch up with the Storify here.


Image credit: Adrian Flint, State Library of Victoria, Great Book Sale, 7-8 September 1991. Via State Library of Victoria Digital Image Pool.

Here were the questions asked from @aliangac on Twitter:

Q1. How can we demonstrate the value of libraries to the ppl in charge of funding?

Q2. Has your library been affected by budget cuts, or gains? How was it managed?

Q3. What level of control does your library have over budget allocation internally? Can this be fluid?

Q4. What area/s of your library need more funding & why?

Q5. What successful program/s has your lib launched with limited budget? How did it achieve?