Giving Matters














Sharing and leaving a legacy for future generations are fundamental American traditions. There are many ways to secure the library’s future with your financial contributions to the Hayward Library Foundation, Ltd.

Gifts of Cash
Remember that outright gifts – made now – are very important to support the Library Foundation. These gifts enable the Foundation to maintain a strong base and thus serve the library well into the future.

Gifts via a check may be sent directly to the Foundation at P.O. Box 1303, Hayward, WI 54843-1303.

You may also send your gift via PayPal - just click on the Donate button below.

Appreciated Investments
A gift of stocks, bonds or other investments which have grown in value over time can benefit both you and the Library Foundation. Such a gift can result in lower capital gains tax, plus additional tax savings as a charitable contribution.

Gifts of Real Estate
Real estate, including one’s personal residence, that has grown in value for more than one year is tax deductible at full market value. Capital gains taxes may be avoided. It is possible to make a gift of your home now, receive special tax benefits, and retain the right to live in your residence for the rest of your life and your surviving spouse’s life.

Gifts of Life Insurance
Many people own paid up policies which they no longer need. One example is life insurance policies for minor children who now are adults with successful careers of their own. In other cases, donating a life insurance policy on which you currently make premium payments actually can result in a much larger ultimate gift than you realize. Also, premium payments can be tax-deductible.

Wills and Trusts
A bequest to the Hayward Library Foundation is a wonderful way to honor and remember loved ones and to help provide financial support for the library’s future.

Charitable Trusts and Gift Annuities
Perhaps you have assets which would make a valuable gift to the Hayward Library Foundation, but you still need the regular income these assets provide. Your financial advisor can help you set up a trust through which the assets will pass to the Library Foundation when you or your family no longer need the income.

The deferred payment option is available for those who may not need a current income supplement. They may wish to make a gift now to benefit from the tax deduction.

For further information on the many ways to give, please contact us.

For legal and tax advice, please consult your attorney or financial advisor.