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Donate to the Foundation

Your gift to the Grimes Public Library can make a difference between a good library and great library. With private support, we can expand our collections to include more of what patrons want in materials and technology, and better serve the needs of children, teens, adults, and people with special needs.

The Grimes Public Library is a member of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization foun to actively solicit and receive donations, gifts and grants to provide supplementary funding to strengthen and enrich the Grimes Public Library. Contributions are tax deductible pursuant to the Internal Revenue Service code. 

The Foundation provides for the prudent management of these funds in support of facilities, services and collections, with the long-term stability of the Grimes Public Library in mind. 

Please send gifts to:
Grimes Public Library
200 N James Street
PO Box 290
Grimes, IA 50111

or the

Comminity Foundation of Greater Des Moines
1915 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
and make a note it is for the Grimes Public Library.

Memorials:  Memorial contributions to honor your loved one can be made to the Grimes Public Library in your loved one’s name.  The funds go to the Library’s Foundation.  You may make a monetary donation to be used as the Library sees fit  or you may specify how you would like your contribution to be used. 

Estate Planning: If you are interested in including the Library Foundation in your estate planning, please contact Karla Pfaff, Library Director, for more additional information.