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The University of Washington Libraries is the soul of the University.

It’s where all thinkers, at all levels and across all disciplines, meet.

 

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Our Storiesteamwork

Support for Libraries promotes access to education and information resources through all past, present and emerging technologies.

Explore some of our favorite stories of impact to learn about how UW Libraries makes a difference.

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Husky Giving Days

Husky Giving Day

Thanks to our generous donors we exceeded our Husky Giving Day goals. We are grateful to all who participated!

Student Employee Scholarship Program

2021 Student Employee Scholarship Awards

In 1998 we created the Libraries Student Employee Scholarship Program. Over the years, and with donor support, more than $292,000 has been awarded to 317 students.

Give to Student Employee Scholarships

#IHeartUWLibraries Student Video Contest

The contest is an opportunity for students to share their love for the UW libraries and earn up to $1500!

The 2021 Contest is now closed. We anticipate announcing a winner by Mid-April!

Ways to give

Online

Support the Libraries’ greatest needs or your interests.

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By mail or phone

Mail checks to:
UW Foundation
4333 Brooklyn Ave. NE
Box 359505
Seattle, WA  98195-9505

On the memo line of your check write in “For Libraries” and the name of the fund if you know it.

For fund name information or to make a gift over the phone, call Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm:
206-616-8397

Endowments

What is your passion? Create your own endowment to build a lasting legacy and support the UW in perpetuity.

Contact Sheryl Stiefel
Assistant Dean of University Libraries for Advancement
sstiefel@uw.edu or 206-685-1973.

Non-Cash Gifts

For information on how to make a non-cash gift that will support our students and faculty, contact Carolyn H. Aamot. Books and other materials enrich our collections.

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Planned Giving

Help UW Libraries enhance the student experience, support research and ensure the preservation of the past and present for tomorrow through a gift in your will or estate plans. Contact Amy Scott, Director for Planned Giving 206-685-3289 |amyscott@uw.edu, for information about ways to include UW Libraries in your legacy planning.

Create your legacy

Stock Gifts and Securities

Considering donating gifts of securities to UW Libraries? Use this step-by-step PDF or contact Robert Bradshaw, 206-685-3814 | robertcb@uw.edu

Stocks and Securities

Friends of the Libraries Board

The Friends of the Libraries Board is a group of dedicated community members with a passion for libraries.

More about the Friends of the Libraries

MyUW Giving

See what areas you’ve supported in the past.

MyUW Giving History