Ways to Give
A gift to the Libraries gets to the heart of the university’s research, teaching and learning enterprise. The quality of available resources impacts the success of our students and faculty in exploring knowledge, generating new ideas and creating solutions for society's challenges.
If you have questions or are interested in designating a gift to support a specific collection or area of interest, please contact us and we will gladly assist you.
Make a gift in a way that’s easiest for you.
Use our secure online form to make a gift by credit card. Be sure to select Libraries Greatest Need or choose from the Libraries list of funds.
Mail Your Gift
If you prefer to mail your gift, please print this form noting your designation of Libraries and send it with a check made payable to the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, Inc.: University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc. Office of Gift Acceptance 4603 Calvert Road College Park, MD 20742 (Tax ID 52-2197313)
Gifts of Stock
Gifts of securities (stock shares, mutual fund shares, bonds) are a popular asset to use charitable gifts. Complete the securities transfer form and follow the instructions to submit your gift of securities online.
Increase your gift by taking advantage of your employer's matching gift program. More than 33,000 companies match charitable gifts made by their employees, retirees and board members. Search here to find out if your (or your spouse's) employer matches. If you have any questions about matching gifts, call 301-955-1278. Or contact your employer's Human Resources department for more information. If you have any questions about matching gifts, call 301-955-1278. Or contact your employer's Human Resources department for more information.
A gift through your estate
Making a gift through your estate can be a way of making a gifts to the Libraries that is larger than you might afford through outright contributions during your lifetime. It can also provide lifetime income to you and your family, or even reduce taxes. As this process can be complex, we are here to help. Please contract the Office of Gift Planning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts of material
The University Libraries appreciate and encourage the donation of library resources which strengthen the collections and support the University's programs. Gifts-in-kind represent valuable additions that might otherwise be impossible to obtain through regular or special library funding. Learn more about making gifts of material.