Memorials and Tribute Gifts

Honor Someone Special With a Gift in Their Name

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by St. Louis Public Library Foundation (SLPLF), establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor them or celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, while supporting our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and will make a difference.

An Example of How It Works

John and his mother smiling When John's mother passed away, he knew he wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for her. He remembered that during her lifetime she was always praising the St. Louis Public Library Foundation for its tireless efforts to better the community.

John decided to make a gift to the St. Louis Public Library Foundation in his mother's name using appreciated securities. Not only will his mother's legacy live on at the St. Louis Public Library Foundation thanks to the gift, but John also qualified for a federal income tax charitable deduction and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Elizabeth Reeves at 314-340-2403 or ereeves@slplfoundation.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at SLPLF.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you make a memorial gift to SLPLF through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: St. Louis Public Library Foundation
Address: 1415 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103
Federal tax ID number: 43-1541947

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