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Your Gift to RIF Makes a Difference

A donation to RIF makes a powerful statement to the world that you believe in empowering children and communities with books; that you want to help the country’s most vulnerable children by introducing them to new places and people through books; and that you want to help parents, teachers, and volunteers transform children into readers and book lovers.

Learn About Our Giving Circles

RIF has established the Margaret McNamara Giving Circle in honor of our founder, Margaret McNamara. Donors who make contributions of $250 or more a year become members of the giving circle.

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More Ways to Give

Give by Mail

Complete this form and send with your donation to:

Reading Is Fundamental
Attn: Development Department
1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036

Give by Phone

Call RIF's Development Department at 1-888-725-4801 to make a credit card donation over the phone.

Give by Email

Email the Development Department with any giving questions.

Workplace Giving

Give through the United Way or CFC? Help get books to kids in need. Choose RIF (CFC #10948).

Learn about other ways to give.

Give Online in Memory

Donate to RIF in memory of someone special. 

Give in Honor or Memory by Mail

To have RIF mail a card to your honoree, email the Development Department or call: 1-888-725-4801. 

Gifts of Stocks

Donating your securities to Reading Is Fundamental will provide you a full income tax deduction based upon the current market value. To make a gift of securities, please contact Romeo Ferrufino RFerrufino@rif.org or by phone (202)536-3415.  

Ways to Give