At Madison Public Library Foundation, we're building better libraries every day. We support and celebrate the city's library facilities, services and programs in an effort to develop and sustain a world-class library system. We provide annual project grants, raise funds for capital projects, host fundraising events, and ensure the libraries’ future through endowment funds. Learn how you can support your libraries today.

Your Gift Supports Senior Outreach

Read our spring appeal letter to learn how the library strengthens our community by keeping people active and engaged, particularly through programming designed for older adults. 

Smart Strategies for Giving Later

Making a donation from an IRA's required minimum distribution (RMD) maximizes library support and brings tax savings for retirees. Learn more about efficient ways to give in our newsletter story.

View Lunch for Libraries Photos

View photos from our April 26 Lunch for Libraries fundraiser featuring New York Times best-selling author Daniel Pink.

Honor a Loved One

Consider giving in honor or in memory of a friend or loved one. Simply click on our Donate Now button on the left sidebar and complete the "Honor a Loved One" form before submitting your donation. 

Amazon Smile Purchases Benefit Foundation

Doing some shopping on Amazon? Next time you shop, use Amazon Smile. Select Madison Public Library Foundation as your designated charity, and we'll get a small portion of your sales!

"I’m thrilled I can help Madison Public Library Foundation in its vital mission because of what the library system has done for me. I simply could not do my research into local history without the library’s physical and digital resources."

                                                                                               - Stu Levitan, Donor

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