Make a Gift

Your gift means a great deal to the Library and those who utilize its resources. We offer several convenient options for you to donate online, by mail, or over the phone.


Please use this form to designate your gift to the departmental library of your choice or to the Library as a whole.

Follow these three simple steps:

  1. Select the area you wish to support from the pop-up list.
  2. Enter the amount of your gift.
  3. Select the "Continue" button.

You will be redirected to the secure online giving site for the University of Illinois Foundation (UIF), where you will complete your personal and credit card information.

This page also provides an opportunity for you to designate your Annual Fund gift to a collection, memorial fund, or other area of your choice (see “Special Instructions”).

Those purchasing Library Is Looking For gifts should specify the specific item(s) you’re interested in funding (see “Special Instructions”).

I would like to designate my gift as follows:

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If you prefer to mail your gift, please send a check in the amount of your gift made payable to U of I Foundation to the address below:

University of Illinois Foundation
P.O. Box 734500
Chicago, IL 60673-4500


Call (217) 244-2706

Foundation staff will take your payment information and ask how your gift should be designated.


Questions? Please email us at

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Donating Materials

For more information on donating materials to the University Library, please visit Gifts Information for Donors.