Financials

Friends of the Hennepin County Library is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization

Generous donors are contributing $2 million to Hennepin County Library in 2021!

 

Total funding from Friends of HCL given annually to the library is decided prior to the beginning of each new fiscal year. Specific amounts are designated to each of HCL’s priority funding areas.

Updated on February 9, 2021

Join us in supporting the vital initiatives of
Hennepin County Library:

$900,000
45% of funding

World-Class Collection

Expanding Access to Books, Music,
and e-Resources

Expanding the physical and digital collection, Special Collections preservation and digitization, MNspin local music streaming platform, and more.

$500,000
25% of funding

Youth Development

Empowering the Next Generation

Homework Help, Summer Learning, Best Buy Teen Tech Center, Teen Tech Squad,
and more.

$350,000
17.5% of funding

Community Outreach  

Extending Resources and Opportunities

Outreach services to seniors, the homebound, incarcerated, Native American & Latinx patrons, funding for new programming,
and more.

$250,000
12.5% of funding

Local Library Equity Funding

Supporting programs and resources at all 41 Locations

Funding to 41 libraries in support of local programs and resources, equity initiatives,
and more.

See your gifts in action!

Friends of the Hennepin County Library welcomes inquiries related to its partners and performance. Financial information may also be obtained in our Annual Reports, Financial Statements, and IRS Form 990s, which are available below.

Please contact Linda Merritt, Finance Director, with questions or to request more information at (612) 543-8103 or lkmerritt@hclib.org.

Proud to use your gifts wisely