Many Ways to Give

The Lewis & Clark Library Foundation, a 501(c)(3) corporation, works to enhance the quality of public library services to our community by encouraging and generating philanthropic gifts and bequests, with accountability to donors and the public.

Our vision is that each member of our community will have superior access to the highest quality library and information services now and into the future.


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There are several ways to make a great library even better by supporting the Lewis & Clark Library Foundation:
 
CASH DONATIONS

ONLINE - To make a secure online donation using a credit card, please click the Donate Now link below and you can use Paypal to process your donation. After you have submitted your donation, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your donation that can be used as a receipt. Our library director will also mail you a thank you letter.

BY MAIL - If you prefer, you may mail your donation to the Foundation. A gift acknowledgement/tax receipt will be mailed to you. Use this donation form and mail with your check to:

Lewis & Clark Library Foundation
120 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601


GREATER HELENA GIVES
Greater Helena Gives is a 24-hour fundraiser in early May to support the nonprofits around Helena. Anyone can go on to the website or any of the onsite locations to make a donation to the non-profit(s) of their choice. This is an opportunity to come together and give back to Greater Helena. 

STATE EMPLOYEES CHARITABLE GIVING CAMPAIGN
Montana State employees can choose the Lewis & Clark Public Library Foundation to receive a percentage of their annual contribution.

AMAZON SMILE
Amazon.com will donate a percentage of your purchases to the Foundation when it is selected as your Amazon Smiles charity.

MAKE A PLANNED GIFT
If you wish to give long-term, sustaining support to the Library we encourage contributions through a bequest in your will or a planned gift, such as life insurance or a charitable trust, which may provide extra tax advantages to the donor.  For more information, please consult your tax accountant, attorney, or financial planner. 
 
Download our brochure about planned giving or visit our Planned Giving page.

SPONSOR A BOOKMOBILE AD!
If you have wondered how to advertise your business or organization on the back of the Bookmobile, please download the Bookmobile Sponsorship form.  


THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!