Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library

  • Midlothian, VA
  • www.chesterfieldfriends.org

Mission Statement

The Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library help the library achieve its goal of bringing Art, Culture, Education and Information to the county residents. Special attention is given to residents in need or at risk. The Friends generate community support and serve as a link between the library and the community.

Main Programs

  1. Library Materials
  2. Programs
  3. Technology
Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

ruling year

1982

Principal Officer since 2011

Self-reported

Kahil Dotay

Keywords

Self-reported

library, friends, books, chesterfiled, county, public, youth, children, kids, adults, seniors, teens, risk, low, income, jail, incarcerated, free, computers, help, donation, fol, friends, programs, education, at-risk, community, virginia, richmond

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EIN

52-1245254

 Number

0472140637

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (A11)

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?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

2015 Accomplishments:Continued support for the library's materials budget.Continued support for technology for customer use.Continued to provide support for library programs for all ages.Hosted author visits.Representative attended 2015 Virginia Library Association meeting.Participated in Arts & Culture XpoProvided support for the library's robotics team.Updated website. 2016 Plans:Assist with opening of new North Courthouse Road Branch Library through support for materials, technology and programs for all ages.Continue participation in Arts & Culture Xpo.Update strategic plan. Continue to seek to a. Increase funding to $50,000 for materials acquisition. b. Increase funding to $50,000 for library hosted community programs and target underserved areas.

Programs

Self-reported by organization

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

Program 1

Library Materials

Due to budget cuts to the Chesterfield County Public Library, materials for patron use was decreased. The Friends provided funds to help offset those cuts.

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Budget

$34,600.00

Program 2

Programs

The Friends provided funds and volunteers to establish programs for children, teens, adults, and seniors.

Category

Youth Development, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)

Adults

Budget

$27,900.00

Program 3

Technology

Friends provided technology for patrons use that might not otherwise be able to afford them.

Category

None of the above

Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

Funding Needs

$60,000 to directly benefit programming and materials acquisition.Donations of books, CDs, and DVDs to be resold for fundraising purposes.Volunteers to support various programs.

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FRIENDS OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Kahil Dotay

BIO

Kahil Dotay is currently on the board of the Village of Midlothian Volunteer Coalition (501c3). President of the Virginia Production Alliance (501c6). President of INTEGfilms (for profit company).

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"The President serves as the CEO as well."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Kahil Dotay

Community Volunteer

Term: May 2015 - May 2017

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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