Friends of the Library Annual Giving

The Friends of VCU Libraries is a circle of annual donors who make and foster gifts in support of VCU Libraries, including both James Branch Cabell Library and Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences. The Friends of the Library also serves as a community gateway to VCU by sponsoring some of the most popular and respected public programs and events in central Virginia.

Giving levels:

  • Friends: $100-$249
  • Sponsors: $250-$499
  • Sustainers: $500-$999
  • Fellows: $1,000-$2,499
  • Benefactors: $2,500-$4,999
  • Librarian's Circle: $5,000-$9,999
  • Rams Society: $10,000+  

Any gift in support of the Friends of VCU Libraries is an unrestricted annual gift, tax deductible as allowed by law. Donors making gifts at the $100 "Friends" annual leadership level or more are eligible to receive library borrowing privileges for personal use and special invitations to Friends-sponsored events.

Because of publishers licensing agreement, we cannot accept corporate donations for Friends of the Library. Please contact Antonia F.D. Vassar, Interim Director of Development & Community Relations, (804) 827-1165, vassaram@vcu.edu for more information on how to make a corporate donation in support of the VCU Libraries. 

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