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About the Menomonie Public Library Foundation

The Menomonie Public Library Foundation…from brochure

The mission of the Menomonie Public Library Foundation is to sustain, enhance, and ensure the continuing development of a valuable resource in this community.

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

    • OPEN, President
    • Kurt Brown, Vice President
    • Rose Burns, Treasurer
    • Megan Bayrd, Nautilus Representative
    • Diana Kleven
    • Mike Kneer
    • Sheri Nero
    • Eldora Ondrus

    Ex-Officio (non-voting)

    • Carol Cherney, Liaison to the Friends of the Menomonie Public Library
    • Larry Jess, Recording Treasurer
    • Joleen Sterk, Menomonie Public Library Director
    • Darrin Witucki, Liaison to the Menomonie Public Library Board of Trustees

    To learn more about Foundation giving opportunities contact:

    The Menomonie Public Library Foundation, Inc. is a 501c (3)  – All gifts are tax deductible


    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.