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Support Organizations

The Alliance has compiled this set of support organization resources from throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Friends & Foundations Fact Sheets

Friends of Libraries USA offers a series of fact sheets with tips on support organizations. Some are specific to libraries, but most are applicable to museums as well. Several of the fact sheets discuss starting a friends group; some present ideas for organizing special audiences such as junior friends or academic friends.

Membership and Fundraising Models in Evolution

The Museum Friends Association offers advice on developing friends groups to help with fundraising.

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