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Your support helps create an enduring legacy for Deschutes County: A library that enriches and strengthens our children and communities for generations to come.   

Summer Reading
A Novel Idea
Youth Initiatives
Youth Initiatives
Early Learning Stations
Summer Reading Program
Early Learning Stations
Cultural Programming
Early Learning Stations

There are several ways you can make a contribution to the Deschutes Public Library Foundation.


Make a secure online donation to the Deschutes Public Library Foundation using your credit card.


Download and print a donation form & send it with your check or credit card info to:


P.O. Box 963

Bend, OR



Call us Monday through Friday at 541-312-1027 and we'll be happy to take your credit card info over the phone.

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.

Monthly Giving

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

Corporate Giving and Sponsorship

For a quarter century the Foundation has provided strategic support that bolsters important library programs and services that are not funded through tax dollars. Corporate partners can support the Foundation in a variety of important ways; we encourage you to contact us to learn how your organization can play a critical role in the lives of Deschutes County residents. For more information about making a corporate gift to the Deschutes Public Library Foundation, please contact us at or call (541) 312-1027.

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.

Double Your Gift with Oregon Cultural Trust

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 Corp.). Click here to donate to the Oregon Cultural Trust and learn more about the program.

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