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.

ALA Login
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.

ALA online donation form
3. Once you select ALA Divisions and Offices, you will see the detailed page below. Note that the various Friends Funds are listed under Association of College and Research Libraries including the ACRL Conference Scholarship Fund.

Only donations to the ACRL Conference Scholarship Fund count toward the 2017 Scholarship campaign, so be sure to enter your donation amount in the box provided for the ACRL Conference Scholarship Fund.

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

ALA online donation form

4. 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.

ALA online donation tribute

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.

ALA online donation form


Payments by Check

If you would prefer to mail in your donation to the ACRL Conference Scholarship Fund, you may print the form from the Friends of ACRL web page, select the Conference Scholarship 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 60611-2795.