ACRL 75th Anniversary Scholarship Campaign: How To Contribute

Online Donations

1. If you are not logged into the ALA website, you can access the donation form through the Give to ACRL page, which will take you to a screen (shown below) where you can log in to access the ALA donation form. You can also directly access the ALA online donation form. If you are already logged into the ALA website, you will be taken directly to the online donation form when you click on either of the links above.

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2. Once you log into the ALA website, you will see the online donation form below. Select ALA Divisions and Offices from the left navigation.

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3. Once you select ALA Divisions and Offices, you will see the detailed page shown on page 5. Note that the various Friends Funds are listed under Association of College and Research Libraries including the ACRL Friends Fund – Professional Development.

Only donations to the Professional Development Fund count toward 75th Anniversary campaign, so be sure to enter your donation amount in the box provided for the Professional Development Fund.

Once you have entered the amount of your donation, you can click the checkout box on the left-hand side of the screen.

3. Friends fund4. On the checkout page below, click on Add Tribute to specify a group donation (for a section, committee, chapter, interest group, etc.) or to make a donation in honor of someone.

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5. On the next screen, click the in honor of button and, in the tribute name box, enter the name of your division-level committee, section, interest group, or chapter. Don’t forget to click the save button.

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Payments by Check

If you would prefer to mail in your donation to the ACRL Professional Development Fund, you may print the form from the Friends of ACRL web page, select the Professional Fund, and mail to: The Friends of ACRL, Association of College & Research Libraries, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2795.

Be sure to check the box that states: I am making a gift as an honorary or memorial tribute.

If you check this box, please provide the name of your committee, section, interest group, chapter, or individual and indicate that it is an honor gift.


Complete and sign the pledge form (PDF) using the Tribute Gift line to indicate the name of your group. Pledge forms can be emailed to Mary Jane Petrowski at or mailed to ACRL / 50 E. Huron Street / Chicago, IL 60611.

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