Leave a lasting impact...

Thanks to the generosity of those who have included the Friends Foundation in their estate plans, the future of Denver Public Library is bright. Your planned gift is a wonderful vote of confidence in the mission, people and programs that make our library special.

Would you like to add us to your estate plans?
Second Name (if joint gift)
It is my/our intent to leave a planned gift to DPLFF through my/our (please indicate all that apply):

Gift Value

I/we understand that, by stating an amount, my/our estate is not legally bound by this statement. If your gift is a percentage of your estate, please indicate the approximate present value of that percentage.

Gift Designation

Please indicate your preference for how your gift is to be utilized:

Donor Recognition

With your permission, DPLFF may publish your name(s) as a motivation for others to leave legacy gifts. Please indicate your preference below:

What is planned giving?

A planned gift is any deferred gift intended to benefit the future of Denver Public Library. There are a variety of planned giving methods at your disposal. Some of the most effective and commonly utilized vehicles are:

  • Bequests: Leave a gift to Friends Foundation in your will! You can bequeath a variety of assets, including cash, stocks/bonds, real estate and other personal property.
  • Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs): You can designate the Friends Foundation as a full or partial beneficiary on your account(s). Consult your financial advisor for more information.
  • Life insurance: Designate DPLFF as a beneficiary on your life insurance policy. You can also transfer the policy outright.

Let's Discuss!

Please contact Chief Philanthropy Officer Katy Anderson at 720-865-1300 or kanderson@denverlibrary.org.

Dr Tom Noel

Central Library’s hidden gem, a generous bequest gift and a “feline friend” in Western History... These are just a few elements of Dr. Tom Noel’s deep connection to Denver Public Library. In a recent conversation with Director of Philanthropy Marshall Wallach, Tom opened up about DPL’s impact on his career, the evolving role of public libraries in society, and why he and his wife Vi were moved to include DPL in their estate plans.


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