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Making Your Best Case: IMLS Funding Opportunities and Strategic Priorities

Meet the Deputy Director of the Office of Museum Services and a Program Officer from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to learn about the agency's grant programs, special initiatives, and strategic priorities that will help you find th

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6/30/20
CEO and Trustee Responsibilities

This comprehensive resource inlcudes a few chapters, one focusing on Enahancing Staff Understanding and the other on Building Working Partnerships. 

 
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5/21/20
Membership and Development Strategies During COVID-19

A Survey of Association Membership and Development Professionals April 2020.

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4/30/20
Longwood Gardens Membership Application

This is a great example of a membership brochure. 

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1/23/20
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Membership Application

This is an example of how to design and share an electronic membership application with prospective members. 

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1/22/20
Key West Tropical Forest and Botanic Garden Membership & Volunteer Application

This membership application and volunteer application is a good example for how a botanical garden can design and put together key information about volunteering and joining different membership levels. 

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1/22/20
Changing Tides: The Next Generation of Giving

All generations are not created equal. Are you optimizing your outreach and fundraising opportunities to connect with each group?

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7/29/19
Unconventional Ways to Generate Revenue and Impact the Bottom Line!

Beyond gift shops, wedding rentals, and one-off plant sales, every garden has unique assets that could be leveraged to achieve the institutional mission and creatively generate revenue for the organization or reduce expenses.

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7/9/19
Valuation Tools to Determine Economic, Environmental, and Social Benefits of Green Spaces

Public gardens can demonstrate their economic, environmental, and social impacts to demonstrate their value to surrounding communities by utilizing valuation tools for development and sustainability policies.

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7/9/19
Diversity through a Different Lens: Governance and Audience Engagement by Parks, Zoos, and Other Green Spaces

Green spaces (zoos, city parks, and urban farms) and cultural institutions are capturing our gap audiences—racial minorities, youth and young adults, and people of lower socioeconomic status.

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7/9/19

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