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Glen Ellyn Library Foundation
How is the Foundation Different from the Friends of the Library?
Unlike the Friends of the Library, the Foundation maintains an endowment fund. The fund is supported by both planned giving and fundraising, whereas the Friends’ fundraising is done via an annual campaign and booksales. Donations to the Foundation are deposited in the endowment fund and interest earned on the principal investment is used to help fund special Library projects. The Friends annual contribution to the Library supplements the book and program budgets.
Contact the Foundation
For more information on the Foundation, contact the Library Director or Development Officer Julie Evans at jevans followed by @gepl.org.
Glen Ellyn Library Foundation Newsletter
Donate to the Foundation
There are many ways to make a tax-deductible gift to the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation. Consult your financial advisor or attorney to explore your options for charitable giving. Most provide significant tax advantages as well as the knowledge that you’ve made a wise investment in Glen Ellyn’s future.
Have a bookshelf, room in the Library, or even the entire building named for you or a loved one. Visit the Foundation Naming Opportunities page to learn more about available naming opportunities at the Library.
Make a safe and secure donation to the Library Foundation via Paypal or mail a check payable to GELF to the library’s mailing address to the attention of the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation.
Any dollar amount made payable to GELF is 100% tax deductible as applicable by law for a 501(c)(3) organization.
Designate GELF as a recipient of part or all of your estate held in a qualified plan, 401(k), and/or IRA payable to GELF. An outright gift by will or trust may also be made to GELF effective at death.
Designate GELF as the recipient of a whole or term life insurance policy.
By contributing stocks that have appreciated in value, the donor may receive positive tax advantages.
Honor someone special who is living or deceased, or celebrate a birth, graduation, or any other special occasion by making a contribution in their name.
Employee Matching Plan
Many employers routinely match tax deductible charitable contributions. Please check with your employer before you make a gift.
Designate Glen Ellyn Library Foundation as your charity of choice and Amazon donates a portion of each purchase to the Foundation.