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Menomonie Public Library Foundation

Supporting the Library Since 1986

The Menomonie Public Library Foundation has been supporting the library through your gifts for over 30 years. Our mission is to sustain, enhance, and ensure the continuing development of a valuable resource in this community. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) so all gifts are tax deductible.

Join us to do good together!

Contribution Options

  • Special Project Gifts – you may designate your gift for to be used for a special project at the library.
  • Gift to the Foundation – A one time or recurring gift for general use. An unrestricted gift provides the most flexibility, allowing the foundation to use the funds for its most urgent needs and activities.
  • More Ways to Give 
    • Legacy Gifts – You may choose to designate the Menomonie Public Library Foundation as beneficiary in your will or trust.
    • Employer Matching Gifts
    • IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions

    Nautilus Society – Your contributions to the Nautilus Endowment Fund, regardless of size, are cumulative and credited to you from year-to-year until you’ve given at least $1,000, at which time you become an official Nautilus Society donor.

    Foundation Board of Directors

    • Megan Bayrd, Nautilus Representative
    • Kurt Brown, President
    • Rose Burns, Treasurer
    • Mike Kneer
    • Sheri Nero
    • Eldora Ondrus
    • James Yaeger

    Ex-Officio (non-voting)

    • Carol Cherney, Liaison to the Friends of Menomonie Public Library
    • Brian Seguin , Liaison to the Menomonie Public Library Board of Trustees
    • Cherity Nelson, Recording Treasurer
    • Lisa Murray, Recording Secretary
    • Joleen Sterk, Menomonie Public Library Director

    To learn more about Foundation giving opportunities contact:

    Community Foundation of Dunn County

    MPL Foundation endowment funds have been invested in the Community Foundation of Dunn County.  The Community Foundation has been creating a better Dunn County since 1995. Their passion is to promote charitable giving that creates a permanent source of capital to benefit and enrich the quality of life for everyone in the Dunn County Area.

    Invest in Menomonie's Future

    The mission of the Menomonie Public Library Foundation is to sustain, enhance, and ensure the continuing development of a valuable resource in this community. This is possible with support from people like you.