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Grand Island Public Library Foundation, Inc.

  • Grand Island, NE
  • http://giplfoundation.org

Mission Statement

The Foundation exists to support the acquisition and delivery of library and information Services for the Grand Island, NE Community. We support the work of the Grand Island Public Library above and beyond money provided by the city budget by providing financial resources to support literacy programming.

Main Programs

  1. Early Childhood Literacy
Service Areas

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Nebraska

elcome to Grand Island, Central Nebraska's Platte River Oasis, offering tourist attractions, an active trade center, employment opportunities, and human service programs to the agriculturally based area population.

Located in the center of the State, Grand Island is accessible to traffic from Interstate-80, US Highways 281, 30, and 34, and Nebraska Highway 2, as well as the Central Nebraska Regional Airport. It is known as the retail hub of central Nebraska, offering lodging, dining, shopping, entertainment, service programs, and information to the 30-plus rural communities in a 90-mile surrounding area.

Grand Island is the fourth largest city in Nebraska, with an estimated population of 43,000. The community also serves residents in much of rural Nebraska including an area of over 20,000 square miles with an estimated population of over 200,000. Incorporated in 1872, Grand Island has a rich history reflected today in the stability of the community and the outstanding quality of life for its residents.

More than 90 manufacturing plants provide jobs for over 7,000 people, drawing from a rural population base of talented and diverse workers.

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ruling year

1960

Development Coordinator, Grand Island Public Library Foundation since 2015

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Audrey DeFrank

Keywords

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Library Friends; Literacy; Reading

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Also Known As

Grand Island Public Library Foundation

EIN

47-6032693

 Number

5979617560

Physical Address

211 North Washington Street

Grand Island, NE 68801

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (T11)

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

Early Childhood Literacy

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Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Nebraska

elcome to Grand Island, Central Nebraska's Platte River Oasis, offering tourist attractions, an active trade center, employment opportunities, and human service programs to the agriculturally based area population.

Located in the center of the State, Grand Island is accessible to traffic from Interstate-80, US Highways 281, 30, and 34, and Nebraska Highway 2, as well as the Central Nebraska Regional Airport. It is known as the retail hub of central Nebraska, offering lodging, dining, shopping, entertainment, service programs, and information to the 30-plus rural communities in a 90-mile surrounding area.

Grand Island is the fourth largest city in Nebraska, with an estimated population of 43,000. The community also serves residents in much of rural Nebraska including an area of over 20,000 square miles with an estimated population of over 200,000. Incorporated in 1872, Grand Island has a rich history reflected today in the stability of the community and the outstanding quality of life for its residents.

More than 90 manufacturing plants provide jobs for over 7,000 people, drawing from a rural population base of talented and diverse workers.

Copied from http://www.grand-island.com/about-grand-island/community-profile

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GRAND ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30

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Development Coordinator, Grand Island Public Library Foundation

Audrey DeFrank

BIO

Audrey DeFrank joined the Grand Island Public Library Foundation as Development Coordinator in August 2015. In this role she will lead the work of library volunteers, cultivate opportunities with library Friends, support foundation funded library programming, and coordinate grants and donations to the Foundation.

DeFrank has earned a Master of Library Studies from the University of Oklahoma and Master Science in Organizatonal and Developmental Psychology from the University of Nebraska Omaha. She has 20 years of experience in libraries, most recently as Associate Dean of UNO's Criss Library.

Grand Island Public Library Foundation, in collaboration with the Friends of the Library, directly support and supplement the work of the library through monetary gifts and volunteer assistance. To learn more about the foundation or volunteer opportunities, please contact DeFrank at 308-385-5333 or audrey.defrank@giplfoundation.org.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Duane A Burns

Mayer, Burns, Koenig & Janulewicz

Term: 2013 - 2018

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