Foundation: How to Give

Ways to Give:

  • Gifts of Cash - PPLD accepts credit cards. Click here to donate now. Outright cash via a check made out to the Pikes Peak Library District Foundation, addressed to

    Pikes Peak Library District Foundation P.O. Box 1579 Colorado Springs, CO 80901-1579

  • Gifts of Stock - Please contact the Foundation for transfer guidelines.
  • Enterprise Zone (EZ) - Please contact the Foundation for more information.
  • Tributes and Memorials - A memorial is created when money or material is donated to add books or other materials to the collection, usually in memory or honor of an individual or group.
  • Bequests - Bequests provide a way for you to memorialize your dedication to the Library and its mission. To include the Foundation in your will, please know that the Foundation’s legal name, address and tax number are:

    Pikes Peak Library District Foundation, Inc. 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80920 EIN #113690724

We will be happy to talk with you about how you can make a gift to the Library. We hope you will consider the many options available to you. Please be sure to consult with your financial and tax advisors for more information. We also welcome calls from your advisors. Every donation impacts our Library and our community in positive and meaningful ways. Every donation enriches the opportunities and changes the lives of those we serve. Every donation matters. Please send your support today.


Chief Public Services Officer and Deputy Chief Librarian
Pikes Peak Library District Foundation
P.O. Box 1579
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-1579

Funding Priorities

Capital Projects

  • Senior Lobby Stop - Van
  • Mobile Maker Lab - Van

Programs, Services, and Materials

  • All Pikes Peak Reads (APPR)
  • Adult Programming and ESL
    • Scholarships - Gale
    • Tutoring Materials
    • GED Vouchers
  • Family Place Library
  • Early Childhood Literacy
  • Summer Reading Program – Children’s
  • Summer Reading Program – Teens
  • Online Tutoring Subscription
  • Seniors
  • Senior Lobby Stop
  • Special Collections
  • Regional History Symposium
  • Calvin P. Otto Endowment
  • Robert Hilbert Nonprofit Resource Center
  • Endowment
  • Where Needed Most
  • Calvin P. Otto Endowment
  • 1905 Carnegie Library Public Garden (Qualified Enterprise Zone)
  • Alex Gilmore Endowment Fund