Support Your Library - Planned Giving
Please consider a donation to the Washington-Centerville Public Library Foundation Fund administered by The Dayton Foundation.
Unrestricted donations to the fund enable the Library to complete projects that might not be possible with existing operating income.
Credit Card Donations
Unrestricted credit card donations may be made online at any time via The Dayton Foundation website. Be sure to enter "Washington-Centerville Public Library Foundation Fund" as the fund name.
Unrestricted check donations may be made any time. Please make checks payable to: Washington-Centerville Public Library Foundation Fund and send check to The Dayton Foundation, 40 North Main Street, Suite 500, Dayton, OH 45423.
Consider a memorial donation in honor of a loved one. The Library will provide donation envelopes for funeral services upon request. Checks should be made payable to Washington-Centerville Public Library Foundation Fund and sent to Washington-Centerville Public Library, Bookkeeping, 111 West Spring Valley Pike, Centerville, OH 45458. If total memorial donations received total more than $250, the honoree may be recognized, if the family so wishes, on the Library’s donor plaque located in the front hallway at Centerville Library.
Donors may also choose to develop an unrestricted endowment which generates annual interest income and allows the Library the flexibility to use the proceeds as it best serves the Library's immediate needs.
A restricted endowment is for a donor who would like to ensure the future of a favorite Library program; preserve their values beyond their lifetime; attach their name(s) to a meaningful charitable outreach; or memorialize a loved one. Please take a few minutes to meet the generous donors of our current restricted endowments and see the wonderful programs that their donations provide:
- Dorothy R. Yeck Endowment for the Arts at Woodbourne Library
- Dottie Yeck Good Life Award Endowment
- John P. Dewey Business Endowment
Provide a future gift to the Library by including a bequest provision in your will or trust. Your gift will leave a lasting imprint on the community. When including a bequest provision in your will or trust, always use the the Library's full fund name: Washington-Centerville Public Library Foundation Fund.
Gift of Securities
Consider a gift of corporate stock, mutual funds, bonds, and stock options. A gift of appreciated securities may provide significant tax benefits to you as a contributor. Gifts of securities may be arranged through The Dayton Foundation.
Questions About the Fund? Contact The Dayton Foundation:
Phone: (937) 222-0410 or toll free at (877) 222-0410
Mail: Washington-Centerville Public Library Foundation Fund,
c/o Dayton Foundation, 40 North Main Street, Suite 500, Dayton, OH 45423
All donations made to the fund are tax deductible under IRS Code section 501 c(3). You should always consult with an attorney, tax advisor, or financial advisor before initiating a charitable gift arrangement. Be sure to check with the Human Resources department at the company where you work to see if they have a matching gift program.
The Washington-Centerville Public Library Foundation Fund is also an affiliate of the Centerville-Washington Foundation.
Thank you for supporting the Washington-Centerville Public Library. For more information, contact the Library at (937) 433-8091 or send an email to: Library Administration
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