There are several ways you can make a donation to The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Gifts of any size are appreciated. We’ll keep your personal and financial information completely confidential. The Seattle Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered with the IRS and Washington State. All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Online or by phone
Give by phone by calling the Foundation at 206-386-4130.
Download and print the donation form and send it with your check or credit card information to:
The Seattle Public Library Foundation
PO Box 3951
Seattle, WA 98124
Gifts of Stock
To make gifts of stock, please contact the Foundation at 206-386-4130 for current stock transfer information.
Donor Advised Funds (DAF)
DAFs can be easily set up through many financial institutions or community foundations. You can search for The Seattle Public Library Foundation as a beneficiary of your gift, or use the DAF Direct form below. Our tax identification number is 91-1140642.
Individual Retirement Account
You can make a Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA directly to The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Simply provide the Foundation’s tax identification number 91-1140642 to your IRA provider, and ask them to make the distribution to The Seattle Public Library Foundation.
create a legacy
Designate a gift in your estate plan or establish an endowment fund in your name or the name of a loved one. Learn more here.
Establish an endowment fund in your name or the name of a loved one. Learn more here.
DONATE YOUR CAR
Fill out this online form or call 1-855-500-7433 to contact CARS (Charitable Adult Rides and Services). CARS picks up your car for free and sends The Seattle Public Library Foundation a check for 80 percent of its cash value. Learn more here.