Ways To Give

Online Donation

Make a secure, one-time or recurring gift with your credit card by going to sjplf.org/donate.

Check Donation

Please make your check payable to SJPLF and mail to:
San José Public Library Foundation
PO Box 611540
San José, CA 95161

DIY Fundraising

You can create your own customized fundraising website to raise money for SJPLF by tapping into your friends, family, and other networks. Go to our JustGiving profile and start fundraising today!

Gift Donations

A great alternative to traditional holiday gifts! We’ll mail your honoree a personalized greeting card recognizing your gift in their honor. Give via sjplf.org/donate and select “this gift is in honor or memory of someone”.

Leave a Legacy

You can leave a mark on the Library by remembering us in your final wishes. Legacy gifts can be made from insurance policies, appreciated assets, retirement plans, and any amounts left in savings and checking accounts.  You can start your free legally valid will and include the Library in your plans today.

Memorial Gift

Honor the life of a friend, colleague, or loved one with a memorial gift. We’ll mail your recipient a personalized greeting card letting them know you gave a gift in their loved one’s memory. Give via sjplf.org/donate and select “this gift is in honor or memory of someone”.

Employer Matching

Go to sjplf.org/employer-matching-gifts to find out if your employer will match your financial gifts or volunteer hours. Some companies will even continue matching financial gifts or volunteer hours for retired employees!

Workplace Giving Campaigns

We are listed in the Greater Bay Area and State of California government workplace giving campaigns. If you are a government employee, please remember us with your giving.

Vehicle Donation

Did you know you can donate your vehicle, RV, trailer, motorcycle, or boat to support the Library? Go here to get started.

Donor Advised Fund

Give to the Library using your existing donor advised fund.

IRAs or Equities

Get more information here. If you have any questions, please call us at 408.808.2346 or send us an email for help.


Advise your broker to transfer your shares using our Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. account:
DTC #: 0164 Code 40
Receiving Acct #: 7941-4773
Account Title: San José Public Library Foundation


Now you can give to the San Jose Public Library Foundation with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies. To get started, click here!

PayPal Donation

Donate via PayPal to support the Library. Click here to get started.

ApplePay, Venmo, & GooglePay

Donate online securely and conveniently with ApplePay, Venmo, or GooglePay. Give today!