Instructional Videos

These videos produced by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for participating libraries demonstrate best practices in communicating with funders and policy makers, particularly within a municipal or county government.

Making Connections: Chapters 1 - 4

Learn about different budgeting techniques including Line Item, Cost Center, and Performance Budgeting to accurately account for and make sense of your expenditures.

Making Connections: Chapters 5 - 10

Learn about advocacy techniques that will spread the word on your efforts and maximize your impact with the data generated by the survey.

Making Connections Bonus: Dealing With Budget Challenges

Take an in depth look at how Anne Arundel and Burlington Public Library dealt with budget cuts and IMPACT Survey results.