Book Festival Organizers Toolkit

Table of Contents

Getting Started 

Determining Your Vision/Purpose and Setting Goals

Forming Committees and Dividing Responsibilities     

Choosing a Date and Securing a Venue         

Formulating a Working Budget/Financial Considerations   

Deciding on the Audience/Recruiting Presenters & Vendors

Determining the Programming Format and Schedule   

Finding Potential Grants, Sponsors, and Partners

Establishing a Working Timeline        

Promoting the Festival                    

Evaluating the Festival                  

Sample Forms/Templates         

New York Council for the Humanities Grant Guidelines    


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