Skip to main content
Investing in the Future
of Your Libraries
Investing in the Future
of Your Libraries

Ways to Give

It is through your generous gifts that the Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries is able to support the amazing programs and services of the Libraries.


Donate easily and securely on our website.


By Mail

Send your check to:
Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries
Attn: Donations
125 Lessingia Court
San Mateo, CA 94402


Donate via Venmo through our partner Givebutter.

Tribute Gifts

Make an honorary gift to recognize a birthday, graduation, anniversary, or other special occasion, or make a memorial gift in your loved one’s name. Notifications will be sent to honoree when information is provided.


Create a Fundraiser

Join us in raising funds for the Foundation. With our partner GiveButter, you create a fundraiser and help us to support the programs and services of San Mateo County Libraries.


Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

Make a gift through your Donor Advised Fund. You can select from the drop-down below or contact your adviser. 


Text FSMCL to 53555 to make a donation via Paypal or Venmo or credit card. 

Amazon Smile

Book Donations

The Foundation does not manage or accept donations of used books. If you are interested in book donations, please visit: to learn about and contact the local groups who collect book donations. 

Questions?  Please feel free to reach out on any of these or other ways to give: