Educational Institutions

Americans for Libraries Council dba Libraries for the Future

  • New York, NY
  • www.lff.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission Statement

Since 1992, Libraries for the Future has worked with local libraries - and leading researchers and innovators - to develop programs that address the changing needs of individuals across the lifespan, and communities throughout the nation. LFF provides professional development, ongoing technical support, and a community of practice that encourages creativity and excellence.

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ruling year

1994

Principal Officer

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Diantha Schull

Keywords

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libraries, library, children, technology, community, hurricane katrina, hurricane rita

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EIN

13-3785102

 Number

5023443411

Also Known As

LFF

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Libraries for the Future programs currently operate in more than 220 libraries in 27 states. All have been developed to encourage partnerships among libraries, library systems, foundations, and community-based organizations.

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Americans for Libraries Council dba Libraries for the Future

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Diantha Schull

BIO

Diantha Dow Schull has spent more than twenty-two years as a developer of educational programs, a grantmaker and an administrator of cultural and policy organizations. Before assuming direction of Libraries for the Future she was Executive Director of the French-American Foundation, where she directed cross-cultural policy projects including major bi-lateral studies of Early Childhood Education and Urban Development. Ms. Schull was previously Director of Exhibitions and Education at the New York Public Library, Director of Interpretive Programs for the Library of Congress, and Assistant Director of the Museum Aid Program of the New York State Council on the Arts. Ms. Schull has been an advisor or consultant to museums, corporations, government agencies, individuals and national associations regarding cultural policy, philanthropy, public programming and institutional development. She holds a Masters Degree in Museum Studies from the State University of New York. She is a frequent presenter at conferences and national forums.

Governance

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