Ways to Give

The Deschutes Public Library Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization (tax ID# 94-3178822). Your gift is fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

There are several ways you can make a contribution to the Deschutes Public Library Foundation. Your support will create an enduring legacy for Deschutes County – a library that will enrich and strengthen our children and communities for generations to come.


Make a secure online donation to DPLF using your credit card.

By Mail

Download and print a Donation Form*, and send it with your check or credit card information to:

Deschutes Public Library Foundation
P.O. Box 963
Bend, OR 97709-0963

*If you cannot open the contribution form, you can download Adobe Acrobat Reader here.

By Phone

Please call 541-312-1027

Double your gift for free by making a matching gift to the Oregon Cultural Trust and claiming your cultural tax credit. Donors who contribute to Oregon cultural nonprofits, including ours, are eligible to make a matching donation to the Oregon Cultural Trust and receive a 100% tax credit for their Trust donation (up to $500 for an individual, $1,000 for a couple filing jointly and $2,500 for a Class-C Corporation). Click here to donate to the Oregon Cultural Trust and learn more about the program.

Monthly Giving

You can take advantage of an easy, reliable way of making ongoing contributions to DPLF. Each month, your contribution is deducted directly from your credit card. To set up a monthly contribution, please use our “Donate” button above to connect you to PayPal where you can set up monthly donations. If you prefer to donate directly from your bank account, many banks offer monthly bill pay options that may work for you.

Matching Gift Programs

If your company has a matching gift program, you can increase the value of your gift. Request a matching form from your employer and submit the completed form with your contribution.

To see some suggested types of gifts, please click here…