Arts, Culture, and Humanities

American Foundation for Toronto Public Library

  • CANADA,
  • americanfoundationtpl.org

Mission Statement

The American Foundation for Toronto Public Library (AFTPL) is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation which supports the Toronto Public Library, its collections, its programs and its many services to other libraries, researchers and collections throughout the North America and the world,

Service Areas

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International

The American Foundation for Toronto Public Library (AFTPL) supports the Toronto Public Library, its collections, its programs and its many services to other libraries, researchers and collectors in America and throughout the world.

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer

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Mr. Glen Miranker

Keywords

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library

EIN

56-2290214

Also Known As

AFTPL

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (A12)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Overview

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AFTPL promotes and supports public libraries and library programs and services by helping them build, strengthen and diversify collections and develop worldwide accessibility.

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

The Foundation provides funding to public libraries, like the Toronto Public Library to support reading, literacy and other similar programs. The Foundation also supports by contributing collections or collection materials to public libraries, like the Toronto Public Library, to help in the expansion, strengthening or diversification of library collections. The foundation promotes its purpose and raises fund through direct mailings, receptions and events.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

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International

The American Foundation for Toronto Public Library (AFTPL) supports the Toronto Public Library, its collections, its programs and its many services to other libraries, researchers and collectors in America and throughout the world.

Funding Needs

Funding to support the purchase of materials of international interest for the Toronto Public Library and/or the digitization of materials of international interest housed at the Toronto Public Library is most needed. Funding to support the operations and promotion of the American Foundation would also be appreciated.

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Operations

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American Foundation for Toronto Public Library

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Principal Officer

Mr. Glen Miranker

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Glen Miranker

No Affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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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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