Long Beach Public Library Foundation

Support Information and Giving Levels

The Library Foundation provides support and oversees programs designed to promote literacy, academic success, self-help learning and free access to current technologies.  Funds are raised each year to support Homework Helpers in each neighborhood library Family Learning Center, programs such as Raising A Reader Long Beach, Dictionary Day, Long Beach Reads One Book, Foundation operations and much more. One-time gifts and pledges are accepted. No gift is too small.

CORPORATE GIVING:

MAJOR FAMILY LEARNING CENTER SPONSOR - ONE YEAR
$25,000
Funds one of our twelve Family Learning Centers for one year.  Provides software, computer access and Homework Helpers training and wages.  Sponsor's name will be prominently displayed on library signage throughout the year.

LITERACY PROGRAM GRANT
$10,000
Corporations can become co-sponsors of a Family Learning Center and/or help support our Raising A Reader program.  Support at this level will focus on specific costs such as software, computer leases, Homework Helpers and/or Raising A Reader Kits.   

INDIVIDUAL GIVING:

The following gifts help the Foundation with our greatest needs and will be recognized in our newsletter.  All donations are tax deductible, and will be acknowledged with a thank-you letter.  Gifts may also be made in honor or in memory of another individual.

LITERATI -                       $10,000 and greater.
BIBLIOPHILE -                $5,000-$9,999
PUBLISHER -                  $1,000-$4,999
BOOKEND -                    $500-$9,999
AUTHOR -                       $250-$499
BOOKLOVER -               $100-$249
READER-                        $50-$99

MATCHING GIFT PROGRAMS

Your gift can double if you work for an employer who matches your contribution. Click here for a list of matching gift companies. If your company is listed, please contact your Human Resources department to obtain a matching gift application form and mail the form and your contribution to the Long Beach Public Library Foundation.

LEGACY OR ENDOWMENT GIFTS

For more information on setting up a Legacy or Endowment Gift, please visit our Legacy Society page under the Donors tab at the top.

The Long Beach Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Tax I.D. #33-0698704.