ilanthropy,Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations

Kentucky Book Fair Committee

  • Frankfort, KY

Mission Statement

The Kentucky Book Fair has three key goals: >To honor the profession of writing in the form of a one-day celebration >To provide a format for authors to meet their reading public >To raise money through the sale of books and donate all profits to mostly school and public libraries throughout Kentucky

Main Programs

  1. 32nd Annual KY Book Fair

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Service Areas

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Kentucky

ruling year

1987

Principal Officer since 2002

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Connie Crowe

Keywords

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KBF non-profit literacy grants authors

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EIN

31-1144234

 Number

6714900976

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

ate Grantmaking Foundations (Pri)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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Overview

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Accomplishments: 1. The KY Book Fair awarded $7500 in grants to public schools and public libraries in KY; 2. The KY Book Fair held its 2nd Annual Children's Day in Nov. 2012 with over 500 KY School children in attendance; 3. The KY Book Fair offered a venue for over 3,800 patrons to meet and interact with over 175 authors with a circulation of $110,000 in sales. Goals for 2013: 1. To Raise grants awarded in 2014 based on the 2013 proceeds of the event to $10,000; 2. To increase attendance at the 3rd Annual KBF Children's Day to 1,000 KY School children; 3. To offer programming onsite at the Franklin County Senior Citizens center on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 as part of a community outreach; and 3. To create a KY Book Fair Book Club at the Senior Citizen's Center in 2013/2014.

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Program 1

32nd Annual KY Book Fair

The KY Book Fair will offer a variety of programming beginning on Friday, Nov. 15th, 2013 which will include the 3rd Annual Children's Day and the Librarian's Luncheon. On Saturday, Nov, 16th, 2013 the KBF will offer (free and open to the public) programming at the arena beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m.

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Budget

$53,000

Service Areas

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Kentucky

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Kentucky Book Fair Committee

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Principal Officer

Connie Crowe

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Carl West

President

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