Memorial & Endowment Donations

MEMORIAL & ENDOWMENT DONATIONS

The Gardiner Library Association welcomes memorial and endowment donations to ensure future library services and the preservation of the building. More than half the new materials the library buys each year are purchased with interest income from the Association trust funds. The Association welcomes memorial and endowment donations to ensure future library services and the preservation of the building.

A can be established for donations or endowments of over $1,000. Materials purchased with interest from the fund will then have a specially designed book-plate affixed, bearing the name supplied by the donor.

  • Memorial Gifts: Individual gifts in memory of or in honor of a specific individual are a special way to show appreciation for the library and its impact on that person’s life.
  • Memorial Library Materials Fund: For donations of $1,000 or more a perpetual memorial fund can be established. Library materials are purchased annually from the interest accrued on the gift. A book plate will be placed in each purchased title with the name of the person being honored.
  • Endowment Fund: Donations to the endowment are welcome at any time and are preserved for future needs. Interest on the endowment is used for building and grounds upkeep, special library programming and capital improvements.

For more information, please contact Library Director Justin Hoenke at 207.582.6893 or via email at jhoenke at gardinermaine dot com.