Make a Donation

Our library needs a new home — and YOU can help make it happen!

Every donation is invaluable to building a new library for our Belmont community, and there are many ways your donation will be recognized.

Giving levels

There are four giving levels (please note that on a tablet or phone, you may need to scroll to see the full table):

Donation Giving Level
Recognition
$1 – $4,999 Contributor Donor Name(s) included on the Wall For All
$5,000-$9,999 Sustainer*

Select among the key library missions: Children’s, Adults, Teens, Community, Sustainability, Innovation, and Adult Wing to direct a donation.

Donor Name(s) included on a group plaque

$10,000 – $24,999 Sponsor*

Select among the key library missions: Children’s, Adults, Teens, Community, Sustainability, Innovation, and Adult Wing to direct a donation.

Donor Name(s) included on a group plaque

$25,000 and above Champion*

Donor selects from areas in the building/function within the library to place an individual plaque with the donor name(s) or in honor of/in memory of

Areas include the Adult, Teen and Children’s areas, the Innovation Center, the Collaboration rooms, and more

* Also recognized on the Wall for All

Give with a Gift / Grant Intention

Donations of $1,000 or greater can be made in the form of a pledge and can be satisfied over 2 years. See the How to Donate section below. A pledge is a great way to honor a colleague, friend, or relative and add to their legacy.

JOIN YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS ON THE “WALL FOR ALL”

Email Kerry at contact@belmontlibraryfoundation.org to receive additional information.

Donate Online
Gift Intention Form
Grant Intention Form – Donor Advised Fund

How to Donate

Credit card gifts directly from individual donors: donate online

Gift/Grant Intentions:

Donor commitments over $1,000 in the form of pledges are contingent on a successful vote and can be fulfilled over multiple years. Pledges are made to the Town of Belmont using a Gift Intention form or a Grant Intention form for donor-advised funds. Please download the appropriate form (by clicking on the links in the previous sentence), print, sign, and mail as instructed on the pledge sheet. For questions, please call us at 617-804-5929.

Cash gifts / checks directly from individual donors:

Make checks payable to the Belmont Library Foundation
and mail to:
Belmont Library Foundation
405 Concord Avenue, PO Box 381
Belmont, MA 02478

Cash gifts from private foundations, donor-advised funds, and qualified charitable distributions from retirement accounts:

Make checks payable to the Town of Belmont, with the notation: Library Building Fund,
and send to:
Town of Belmont
Attn: Treasurer’s office
19 Moore Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Gifts of securities: Please contact the Belmont Library Foundation at 617-804-5929

The Belmont Library Foundation is not able to accept employer matching gift contributions at this time.

If you have donation questions or wish to learn about recognition and sponsorship opportunities for gifts of $5000 or more, please contact Kerry at the Belmont Library Foundation via email at contact@belmontlibraryfoundation.org or by phone at 617-804-5929.

The Belmont Library Foundation is a Massachusetts 501(C)(3) private foundation formed to undertake fundraising activities for the Belmont Public Library, with its current priority to support the construction of a new building.