Donate to ALSC

Children in a library

The core purpose of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is creating a better future for children through libraries. Donate to ALSC now and help us strengthen library and information services to children. 

Giving Opportunities

Friends of ALSC

Friends of ALSC was created to ensure excellence in the Association's traditional programs and services and to support growth in new directions as our profession meets the exciting challenges of the 21st century.

Planned Giving

Designating a gift to ALSC through your charitable plans provides meaningful, ongoing support for library service to children while offering financial benefits to the donor. Learn more about how your generous gift will help ALSC advance its core mission here.

ALSC Spectrum Scholarship

Ellen Fader, ALSC past-president (2005-2006), has provided a generous donation to the Spectrum Scholarship for a  fourth year. Her contribution will support a student through the 2017-2018 school term and provide for a follow-up grant for a Spectrum Scholar alumnus entering the final semester of work in the Fall of 2017, including discretionary funds to use towards job interviews. Scholarship recipients will be named in June 2017. Many thanks to Ellen for her generous donation and continued support of and commitment to increasing diversity in the profession.

How to donate

Donate by check or credit card
Please send a check or credit card information with a cover letter to: ALSC Executive Director, ALA/ALSC, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611.