Why Donate to NMLF?

New Mexico Library Foundation

Since 1992, NMLF has sponsored over 100 grants to libraries and library related non-profit organizations.

For example:

  • A donation of $1,000 can help to pay for speakers and activities for a children’s book festival.
  • A donation of $500 can pay for a display case for a library historical project.
  • A donation of $100 can help to purchase Spanish and bilingual materials for children and adult literacy.
  • A donation of $25 can help to purchase Land of Enchantment Books for a library collection.

Donations may be made through PayPal by clicking HERE or on the “Support NMLF” button.​​

Donations made by check are also gratefully accepted:

​New Mexico Library Foundation
P.O. Box 30572
Albuquerque, NM 87190-0572

Smith’s Inspiring Donations.

The New Mexico Library Foundation participates in the Smith’s Community Rewards Program. By using your online-registered Smith’s rewards card at check-out, 1% of your purchase will go directly to NMLF.

Selecting the organization that you wish to support is as simple as updating the Smith’s Inspiring Donations® selection on your digital account. Please note, a Plus Card is required for the Smith’s Inspiring Donations® program so that your transactions apply toward the organization you choose.

  1. Visit the website to link your awards account with NMLF.
  2. Search for your organization. NMLF Code is CO344
  3. Save your selection. Then let your shopping lists do the rest.

Amazon Smile

On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. They will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make there will result in a donation. AmazonSmile will occasionally contact you about donation amounts disbursed to your chosen charity or about the program.

  1. Visit the website,, to link your awards account with NMLF.
  2. Search for our organization by the full name: New Mexico Library Foundation 
  3. Save your selection. Start shopping at



The New Mexico Library Foundation is a New Mexico 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. NMLF supports libraries in New Mexico by allocating funds to libraries of all types and to non-profit organizations that directly benefit libraries.

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