Donate to the Library

Donate to the Library

The generosity of donors enriches the collections and services of the Northville District Library. Your gift to the Library is very much appreciated.

Library Endowment Fund

Touch the Future with a Gift to the Library Endowment Fund

The Northville District Library Endowment Fund was established in 2001 under the auspices of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. Its mission is to provide a permanent source of income to ensure continued excellence in the programs and services of the Northville District Library. The Fund has grown to over $500,000 since it’s inception. An endowment is a perfect way to make a difference during your lifetime and, at the same time, provide a gift that lasts forever. Your contribution is pooled with others and invested to earn income for the Library.

Why Your Gift Matters

Contributions of all sizes are welcome and meaningful as they will grow over time, enabling the endowment to become an increasingly significant source of enhancement funding for the Library. Your gift will help the Library expand and diversify its collections, invest in new technologies, and provide a wide range of programs that appeal to all ages and backgrounds. It will ensure the Library’s future as a vibrant, inviting place for all members of the community.



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Many Ways to Give

There are many different ways to give to the Library Endowment Fund:

  • Outright Gifts
    Make a gift of cash, stocks, bonds, real estate or other assets
  • Bequests
    Designate a gift or portion of your estate through your will or living trust
  • Life Insurance Policy or Retirement Plan
    Name the Northville District Library Endowment Fund as a beneficiary
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
    Make a gift of cash or property now, get immediate tax benefits, and ensure that you and/or a loved one receive fixed income payments for life
  • Other Life Income Plans
    Consider a Charitable Remainder Trust or a Charitable Lead Trust

For assistance in planning your gift, consult with your financial advisor or call 1 -313-961-6675 at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. For more information, contact Library Director, Laura Mancini, at 248-349-3020 ext. 206.

Giving directly to the Library – in any amount – will enrich our collections and services. Please make your check payable to the Northville District Library and mail to:

Northville District Library, c/o Laura Mancini, 212 West Cady Street, Northvillle, MI 48167

There are many ways to leave a legacy to the Library. For more information, contact the Library Director, Laura Mancini, at 248-349-3020 ext. 206.

Special Donor Recognition

The Library Giving Tree honors our generous donors for their support of the Northville District Library. Located in the Library entryway, the Library Giving Tree recognizes those individuals or groups who have made gifts of $1000 or more in support of the Library. The gifts may be to the Library directly, to the Endowment Fund, or to the Friends of the Library.

Your leaf keeps our tree growing! Contributions are cumulative, starting from January 2006. Donations totaling $1,000 or more, starting in 2006 will be acknowledged by a leaf on the tree. Donations totaling $10,000 will be acknowledged by a rock at the base of the tree. Estate gifts will be recognized at the time of the receipt of the bequest.

Donor names engraved on our Giving Tree

The Giving Tree was made possible in part by a large donation from the Friends of the Library.

Engraving compliments of Orin Jewelers.