planned gift

Build a legacy that will support the Library for generations to come.

about planned giving

Planned giving is any deferred gift intended to benefit the future of the Nashville Public Library. There are a variety of financial arrangements that will allow you to make a planned gift to NPLF.

Your charitable bequest or other planned gift will not only ensure the Library and its programs thrive, it will allow you to create a deeply meaningful legacy that will endure for years. This gift also makes you a member of our Legacy Society, a group of dedicated Library supporters.

  • You may make a bequest of cash, stocks and bonds, real estate, personal property, or a percentage of your estate.
  • Don’t have a will? Contact Elizabeth Sherrard, our Director of Major Gifts, at 615-862-5814 for suggested “request language” and the NPLF tax ID to share with your attorney.

Already have a planned gift arranged?

If you have already made a planned gift to NPLF, thank you! Please fill out the form below to inform us of the gift and help in our efforts to plan long-term for NPLF’s future.

have questions?Interested in learning more about the planned gift program at NPLF? We are happy to answer any questions that you may have.
To learn more about our planned giving program, please fill out the form below and someone will be in contact with you shortly.You can also contact Elizabeth Sherrard at or (615)-862-5814.

This is a confidential form and is not legally binding on you or your estate, but the information shared will help NPLF in its long-term planning.It is not required that you reveal financial details about your gift to be recognized in the Legacy Society.
Type of Planned Gift
Beneficiary Designation
Beneficiary Designation
Other Property

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