The Minnesota Library Foundation (MLF) champions the entire spectrum of Minnesota libraries as impactful catalysts for community growth.

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MLF fulfills our mission through funding programs for leadership and professional development as the affiliated charitable organization to the Minnesota Library Association. We are explicitly committed to expanding equity and inclusion.

The Minnesota Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization affiliated with the Minnesota Library Association.

Money raised through donations and our annual Silent Auction allow MLF to fund the Minnesota Institute for Leadership Excellence (MILE) and the Minnesota Author Project Awards of MN Writes MN Reads.

Your tax deductible donation will help support libraries across Minnesota.

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Minnesota Library Foundation
1619 Dayton Ave #314
St. Paul, MN 55104

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