Donate to Project Read

Individuals, Corporations and Foundations

The generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations allows us to better serve the community. Checks should be made payable to Project Read and sent to: Project Read, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 [United Way] United Way contributions are an important source of our funding. If you are considering making a contribution through the United Way, remember you can designate your gift to Project Read by filling in Project Read, San Francisco Public Library as the Agency Name. That's all there is to it! Please tell others that they can also choose Project Read as their designated agency.

Planned Giving

By making a bequest to Project Read in your will or living trust, you assure our continuing ability to provide quality literacy tutoring to adults in San Francisco. You may also receive substantial estate tax benefits. A simple bequest can be worded as follows: I give to the Friends & Foundation of the San Francisco Public Library, a California tax-exempt nonprofit organization, (the sum of $___) or (___% of the residue of my estate) to be used to support the activities of Project Read, the adult literacy program of the San Francisco Public Library. We are happy to speak with you or your estate planning professional about opportunities for planned giving to Project Read. Become a Business Literacy Partner Businesses have partnered with Project Read in helping adults read better.

Opportunities include:

  • Promotion of Project Read services among employees
  • Donating in-kind services such as printing and advertising
  • Collecting staff contributions for Project Read
  • Organizing special events benefiting Project Read
  • Sponsoring Project Read events or services
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