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The IU Foundation has developed the safest, easiest way to contribute to member organizations online. Just click on the Give Now button above. You will be taken to the Foundation's secure web site where you can select the Friends of the Lilly Library as the area you wish to give to. The Foundation will send you an acknowledgement and a receipt for your donation. Your name will show up on our bi-weekly reports, and the Friends of the Lilly Library will send a letter of thanks. Refer to the membership levels below to guide your giving. 

Membership benefits

Friends receive . . .

the Lilly Library's exhibition catalogues

a 20 percent discount on the purchase of additional copies of Lilly Library publications

invitations to lectures, exhibition openings, performances, receptions, and the annual meeting

Membership levels

Student      $25

Individual  $50

Sustainer  $100

Patron       $250

Benefactor/Corporate  $500

Fellow  $1,000

Gift memberships

Contributions may be made as a gift and registered in the recipient's name. A minimum contribution of $50 is required, but may be made in any higher amount. The recipient will enjoy all the benefits of Regular Membership.


A contribution of $50 or more made in the name of an individual will register the recipient in The Friends of the Lilly Library Memorial Fund.

A contribution of $10,000 or more will establish a separate Memorial Endowment in an individual's name. The income from this fund will be used in perpetuity for the purchase of books and manuscripts.

To join by mail 

Please make your check payable to The Friends of the Lilly Library, Indiana University Foundation and mail it to:

Friends, Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405

Contributions to the Friends of the Lilly Library qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes. Persons subject to Indiana gross income tax are eligible for the Indiana Tax Credit.

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