Ways to Give

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

Make a one-time gift here.
Make a monthly gift by clicking here.
Gifts may be made by credit card or bank transfer.

Give by phone by calling the Foundation at 206-386-4130.

Mail

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. 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.

endowment giving

Establish an endowment fund in your name or the name of a loved one. Learn more here.