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San Mateo Public Library Foundation
55 West Third Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94402
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With the investment by donors to the Foundation, The San Mateo Public Library has the resources to be proactive, to serve as a community catalyst, and push for innovation.
Your employer may match your donation to the Library Foundation, doubling your impact. Check with your HR department to learn if your company has a policy of matching employee charitable gifts.
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SMPLF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Tax Identification Number: 94-3191775
Leadership Circle donors provide meaningful secure funding for library programs.
Legacy Fund donors ensure the library will be here for generations to come.
Thank you for your support!
Other Ways to Support
Donations of books, videos, CDs and DVDs in good condition will either be added to the Library’s collection or given to the Friends of the Library for resale in the daily book sale at the Main Library. All proceeds from the Friends’ book sales support the San Mateo Public Library Foundation.
We are pleased to partner with Raiizz, on online fundraising marketplace supporting educational nonprofits.
By registering on Raiizz, you can buy and sell pre-owned items and designate the proceeds of your sales to benefit the Library.
As a special introductory offer, Raiizz is waiving a portion of their marketplace fee through the end of April to allow even more of your transaction to benefit the Library.
To learn more and participate, visit the Raiizz website.
You can support the Library Foundation by shopping online! Login at the link below and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to our organization.
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
Amazon will only make this donation if you sign into Amazon Smile – not Amazon.com or the mobile app – every time you shop.