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For questions about donations — or to make a donation by phone — please call or email Holly Hammond, our Database Administrator: 585.428.8324 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Checks can be made payable to “Friends & Foundation of RPL” and mailed with the Annual Campaign form to Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County | 115 South Avenue | Rochester, NY 14604. If there is a specific project or program you want to support, please include that information on the memo line.
Please contact FFRPL’s Holly Hammond to request a personalized donation page
Contact Donna Borgus, Executive Director, Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library, 585-428-8321
For your reference, the federal tax identification number (EIN) for Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library is 16-1347453
Unrestricted gifts allow FFRPL the greatest flexibility to respond to urgent Library needs.
If you prefer to restrict your gift to a specific area, please consider these funds.
Harold Hacker Fund for the Advancement of Libraries
Established October 2006
To further education for librarians and library staff with training provided by Rochester Regional Library Council; and to further innovative library projects and programs at Rochester Regional Library Council member libraries and the Monroe County Library and Pioneer Library Systems and their member libraries
Equality Fund for Humanity & Enlightenment
Established November 2017
The income from the fund will be used for library resources, programs and materials, in pursuit of
a world free of discrimination, to promote education and equality of opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA) people, especially those who intersect with any or all of the following: youth, impoverished people, feminists, people of color, immigrants and all members of the public who wish to educate themselves regarding the above people. All resources, programs and materials are to be secular in point of view, and materials and resources in the sciences or social sciences must be based on research conducted using the scientific method.
To provide staff and resources to preserve and share the history of Rochester’s LGBTQ+ community