Planned Giving


Planned gifts to the John Carter Brown Library are an important source of endowment support. Each individual legacy has contributed to the JCB's financial stability and allowed it to undertake new initatives to expand, preserve, and enhance scholarly access to its collections. Your bequest will help ensure that the JCB remains a library with world renowned collections on the history and culture of the early Americas. 

There are many options for making a planned gift to benefit the John Carter Brown Library. They include: 

  • Wills and Living Trusts 
  • Beneficiary Designations
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Pooled Income Funds
  • IRA Chartitable Distritutions

All gifts to the John Carter Brown Library are tax deductible to the extent allowed by Federal law. The Library falls under the umbrella of Brown University's status as 501(c)(3) charitable institution.

For more information, please contact [email protected] or call (401) 863-1598.