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The Whatcom County Library Foundation is continually fundraising to support library services.  On behalf of Whatcom County Library System, the Foundation welcomes gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and estates for the general support and/or specific programs.

You can earmark your donation to support a specific fund or our endowment.

How you can donate:

  1. Donate online by using the Donation link on the left. 
    Contact Jennifer Rick, Foundation Development Director, to earmark your donation. 
  2. Checks: Sign, seal, and mail – the old fashioned way to:
    Whatcom County Library Foundation, 5205 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226.
  3. Matching Gifts: Multiply your dollars when your employers match your donation.
  4. Wills / Bequests: Leave a true legacy of your love of libraries!
  5. In-Kind: Gifts other than cash; such as books or technology may be accepted.
  6. Securities: Donate and avoid capital gains.

Corporate Event Sponsorships

We invite local businesses to support libraries and reading in Whatcom County through sponsorships of literacy outreach throughout the year. The Foundation also welcomes corporate sponsorship of events such as Branch Out or Issues That Matter.  Contact Jennifer Rick for more information.

Our 501(c)(3) enables the Foundation to receive tax-deductible contributions.

Foundation Sponsored Programs

For more information about donations to the Whatcom County Library Foundation, contact Jennifer Rick or call (360) 305-3600.