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Support the Library
Thank you for making your tax-deductible donation today. Public libraries empower, inspire, and equip all people to better themselves and their community.
Government funding pays only a portion of the operating expenses for the library, and there is no line-item funding for programs. The library depends on support from generous individuals like you to help bridge the gap.
Private dollars help fund collections, employment resources, access to the internet, literacy programs, children's story hours, and so much more. Your gift helps keep these vital services OPEN TO ALL.
You're in Control
Use the "My donation is for *" drop-down menu to select your preferred area of giving. The Foundation wants to honor your wishes to support award-winning library programs, build the endowments, and recognize our corporate partners.
Don't see your preferred area? Mark the donation as "Area of Greatest Need" and then list your designation in the "Comments" box on the lower part of the donation form.
One-Time or Recurring
Recurring gifts help create a predictable funding stream that the library can use to fill the funding gap above what public funds provide. Your generous gifts on a monthly (or other) schedule will power any number of programs.
For example, $5 per month for one year will help 12 children attend a neighborhood Summer Learning program. Research shows that participation in these programs stops the dreaded "summer slide" and helps children retain their school-year educational gains.
Thank you for considering a recurring gift!
Increase My Impact
By checking the radio button next to "Increase My Impact" you donate an additional amount to offset the banking fees involved in online debit/credit card transactions. The higher the gift amount the higher the bank fees. The amount is automatically calculated by the card processor and securely updates the form. Your card will be charged that additional amount rather than it being subtracted from the gift amount. Thank you for giving!
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NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. 1-800-HELP-FLA. The Jacksonville Public Libraries Foundation, Inc. registration number is CH1616.