Virginia Commonwealth University

Make it real.

Skip to content

How to Support VCU Libraries

‌Great academic libraries rely on loyal benefactors who understand that the library lies at the very heart of the university. When you make a gift to VCU Libraries, you invest in the success of every student at VCU. Two million patrons a year come in our doors to check out laptops, tablets and books; to seek research guidance; to connect with study partners in collaborative workspaces and to use quiet areas for focused concentration. Our collections—print and digital books and journals, media and more—remain an indispensable foundation for the extraordinary research, scholarship and teaching of our world-class faculty.

VCU Libraries welcomes your support. Whether you give to the annual fund or support our endowments, commit to a planned gift or make a gift in honor of someone special, we thank you. Multi-year pledges are possible. Please contact the VCU Libraries Development Office with any questions.

Ways to Give

Gifts to VCU Libraries may be made online. 

Please note: All checks should be made payable to "VCU Foundation" with the particular fund (ex. "Friends of VCU Libraries," "VCU Libraries Lyons Judaica Endowment," etc.) written on the memo line.


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

Reserve a room

Please choose a library