The Monterey Public Library Endowment

Whether made outright, or planned as part of your estate and realized after your lifetime, gifts to fund the Monterey Public Library Endowment create a powerful legacy. Endowment funds are invested strategically to preserve their original value and generate income used to support the Library’s work for generations to come.

The Monterey Public Library Endowment is held and managed by the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) and overseen by the Monterey Library Board of Trustees, the body established by the City Charter to administer library programs and services.

Donate online at the Community Foundation for Monterey County.

Donate by mail

Make your check payable to Community Foundation for Monterey County —Monterey Public Library Fund and mail to:

Fund Development Office
Monterey Public Library
625 Pacific Street
Monterey, California, 93940.

All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. The Community Foundation for Monterey County (for the Monterey Public Library Fund) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Tax ID is #94-1615897.

For more information about establishing an endowment fund through your will or trust, or establishing an endowment fund in your name or in the name of a loved one, please call Mary Jane Perna, Interim Fund Development Officer, at (831) 646-5632 or email info@investinmpl.org.

David and Maryanne Spradling

David and Maryanne Spradling, Endowment Donors

“We are pleased to be among the many supporters who know the value of giving financial support to the Monterey Public Library in these times of tight municipal budgets. We wish to make sure it will remain a vibrant public asset – now and for future generations, and encourage you to consider doing the same.”