Fundraising/Development Committee

Purpose: To identify, coordinate and pursue funding and sponsorship opportunities for Association initiatives.


  1. To seek and identify potential sources of funding, sponsorship or donations.
  2. To identify appropriate funding sources for specific activities.
  3. To maintain records of funding partners.
  4. To coordinate funding requests among all VLA units, committees and forums (and to prevent repeated or redundant requests to the same funding partners).
  5. To provide guidance and direction to members, units or committees seeking funding or sponsorship.
  6. To coordinate with the editor(s) of Virginia Libraries in procuring ad sales.
  7. To coordinate with the VLAPAF and the Conference Committee in securing sponsorships, ad revenue and fundraising opportunities across the Association.
  8. To sustain fundraising partnerships and develop recognition protocols for donors.