Educational Institutions

Wichita Public Library Foundation Inc

  • Wichita, KS
  • www.supportwichitalibraries.org

Mission Statement

THE PURPOSE OF THE ORGANIZATION IS TO PROVIDE A MECHANISM THROUGH WHICH INTERESTED PERSONS CAN PROVIDE FUNDING AND SUPPORT FOR THE WICHITA PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM. IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT FINANCIAL SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED PRIMARILY FOR THE PURCHASE OF BOOKS AND OTHER LIBRARY MATE RIALS, BUILDING AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE WICHITA PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM. ALL ACTIVITIES OF THE ORGANIZATION WILL BE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

Main Programs

  1. Summer Reading Club

ruling year

1988

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Leah Barnhard

Keywords

Self-reported

Library

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EIN

48-1042418

 Number

3692682008

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (B11)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Summer Reading Club

The Summer Reading Club is a Library program designed to encourage children ages 0 - 18 and their families to become acquainted with the Library and continue reading/listening activities throughout their summer vacation.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

None

None

Budget

$20,000.00

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Financials

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WICHITA PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Wichita Public Library Foundation Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Leah Barnhard

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Don Barry

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?