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Annual Appeal


Your gift, no matter the size, positively impacts the value of the Goodnow Library for you, your family, and the Sudbury community. Please make your Annual Fund gift onlineThe Goodnow Library Foundation gratefully accepts checks or credit card donations using ProPay—a secure online web portal, to process credit card transactions.

Corporate Matching: Does your company have a matching gifts program? Ask them to add the Goodnow Library Foundation Inc. to their list.

Leadership Circle

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Join the Goodnow Library Foundation Leadership Circle by guaranteeing your donation for three consecutive years. 

  • Visionary: a gift of $5,000/year

  • Innovator: a gift of $2,500/year

  • Motivator: a gift of $1,000/year

  • Developer: a gift of $500/year

  • Trailblazer: a gift of $250/year


All members of the Leadership Circle will receive special recognition on the Foundation’s website and an invitation to the Leadership Circle Reception. 


THANK YOU to our generous Leadership Circle donors.


Memorial & Honorary Gifts

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The Library gratefully accepts donations in memory or honor of a relative or friend. To make a gift, please indicate the name of the person being honored, as well as the name and address of the person (family member or other) who should be notified. Please use this link for an online donation, or make your check out to the Goodnow Library Foundation and send it to: Goodnow Library, 21 Concord Rd, Sudbury, MA  01776. Attn: Memorial & Honorary Gifts.

Memorial and honorary gifts are set aside for use by the Library at the discretion of the Library Director in conjunction with the donor’s wishes.

The Endowment


The Goodnow Library Permanent Fund is an endowment fund that will provide for the Library and its needs in perpetuity. 


Please contact the GLF's director if you would like to direct your donation to the endowment.

You may make your gift via electronic funds transfer.

  • Gifts of Securities: The Goodnow Library Foundation also accepts the transfer of appreciated securities directly from you or from your broker.

  • Legacy Giving: You can leave a legacy at the Library by including a bequest provision in your will or revocable trust; naming the GLF as a beneficiary in your retirement account, life insurance, or investment plan; or arranging an annuity gift that will provide you with income during your lifetime.

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