Educational Institutions

POMONA PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

  • Pomona, CA
  • www.pomonalibraryfoundation.org

Mission Statement

Pomona Public Library Foundation, is a not-for-profit organization operating under 501(c) (3) of the Federal Tax Code and the laws of the State of California, The mission of the Foundation is to develop private sources of financial support to help to meet the Library's long term and other large scale and critical operational needs that exceed available municipal funding. The Foundation accepts tax-deductible donations in the form of cash, stock, real estate, personal property or other assets, and including gifts made through trusts, estates or insurance policies. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of up to 25 community members appointed for three year terms. For more information about the Foundation, see our web page at: http://pomonalibraryfoundation.org

Main Programs

  1. Homework Club
  2. Summer Enrichment Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Mainly the city of Pomona but also the surrounding communities described as the "greater Pomona Valley." Communities include Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, Diamond Bar, Chino Hills, Montclair, and Ontario.

ruling year

2017

President since 2017

Self-reported

John Clifford

Keywords

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Library Support

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EIN

20-0991292

 Number

1993311359

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (B11)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

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

Homework Club

Tutoring in the library focusing on grades 1-3 (all grades accepted) with a focus on helping with school homework.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Immigrants/Newcomers/Refugees

Budget

$5,000

Program 2

Summer Enrichment Program

Sponsor field trips including cultural / arts. Trips include riding the train to Union Station and visiting Olvera Street, going a a local university, visiting a local historic site, trip to Hollywood Bowl for classical concert, and others.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Budget

$6,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Mainly the city of Pomona but also the surrounding communities described as the "greater Pomona Valley." Communities include Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, Diamond Bar, Chino Hills, Montclair, and Ontario.

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POMONA PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

Leadership

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President

John Clifford

BIO

John Clifford has served as president of the Pomona Library Foundation since its re-institution in August 2012. He also serves on the board of directors of Historical Society of Pomona Valley, is a city Library Trustee (city commissioner), on the board of Pomona Valley Film Society, and a member of SOPPL (Support and sustain our Pomona Public Library) library advocacy commitee. He previously served on the board of directors of Pomona Heritage and Hollywood Heritage (serving 4 years as secretary and one year as Vice President).

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

John Clifford

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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