Public Accountability Report Public Accountability Report

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
(Appropriated Spending in Thousands)
  FY 2021 FY 2020
Reporting Programs Expenditures Headcount Expenditures Headcount
Educational, Cultural and Public Programming $ 6,654.5 49.0 $ 0.0 0.0
Presidential Library Research and Collections $ 4,436.3 33.0 $ 4,504.0 34.0
Operating the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Complex $ 0.0 0.0 $ 6,756.1 50.0
Totals $ 11,090.8 82.0 $ 11,260.1 84.0

Amounts may not sum to total due to rounding.

Explanatory Notes

The Educational, Cultural and Public Programming Indicators are an addition to the fiscal year 2021 Public Accountability Report (PAR), therefore there is no Input Indicator data to report for fiscal years 2019 Actual, 2020 Actual and 2021 Target/ Projected. The Operating the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Complex Program is no longer reported in PAR, therefore fiscal years 2021 Actual and 2022 Target/Projected data is not reported.

Agency Narrative

Despite being closed or capacity-limited for much of fiscal years 2020 - 2021, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) has continued to make progress toward its mission, including but not limited to:

  • Welcomed the Museum’s five-millionth visitor
  • Opened the “State of Sound” exhibit on Illinois music and related programming
  • Education programs like Future Presidents of America & Teaching with Primary Sources
  • Implemented comprehensive policy regarding management of historic collections
  • Acquired new collection items (i.e. Lincoln’s first inaugural desk, important new letter)
  • Unveiled new exhibits in the Library:  Lincoln’s Life in Letters and the Stevenson Room
  • Hired a qualified museum/library professional as Executive Director to lead ALPLM
  • Launched a new, modernized website and implemented various virtual programs
  • Completed (via CDB) a campus-wide security camera upgrade
  • Took steps to ensure accountability and transparency of all ALPLM funding sources

 

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