Cash gifts to the Library are critical to
keeping the Library and its collections and programs accessible to the public. To
make a donation online, click here
or download and
complete a contribution
and send it to the Library with your gift.
gift can be made "in honor of" a special person’s anniversary,
birthday, retirement, or graduation, or as a memorial to a loved one.
Notification of your gift will be sent to the honorees or to the families of
those for whom you are making a memorial. If you would like to make a gift online
, please send us an email
indicating the type of gift you are making and the
name and address of the honoree or family so that proper attribution and
notification can be made. Click here
to download a contribution form to send to the
Pritzker Military Library with your gift.
Pay tribute to one who is serving or one who has
served by dedicating a book in their honor at the Pritzker Military Library.
will commemorate one book selected by you from
a list provided by the Library. Names of the honoree and the donor will appear
on a Library bookplate placed inside the book. Notification of your gift and
the commemorative bookplate will be sent to the honorees or their families. If you choose, a photo and short description of
your honoree will be placed on a special page
on the Library's website.
to make a gift online. You will receive an email with links to the booklist and a form to complete for book choice, notification of gift, and information for website.
Your employer may match your charitable contributions. Check with your employer,
secure the required forms, and send them to the Library with your contribution
(or at a later date).
You may be able to take a tax-deduction for the
full value of the stock on the day you transfer it to the Library. Speak to
your tax advisor and contact the Library’s Director of Development at email@example.com
You can create a legacy by making a
bequest or a life income gift to the Library.
Please consider including the
Pritzker Military Library in your will or estate plan. The language can be as
simple as "I give, bequeath, and devise ______ percent of my estate or
$______ to the Colonel IL James N. Pritzker Library of the Citizen Soldier to
be used for the general purposes of the organization."
There are also several types of life
income gifts that enable donors to make a major gift to the Library while still
receiving income from that gift during their lifetime. Click here
to learn more about life income gifts.
The Library fundraises and
"friend-raises" at its annual Liberty Gala ― an elegant evening
celebrating the Citizen Soldier that includes cocktails, dinner, award
presentations, and mingling at a post-event jazz lounge. The 2013 Liberty Gala
will be held on Saturday, November 16 at the historic Hilton Chicago.