Literacy New York Greater Capital Region depends on strong and consistent community support in order to provide free Literacy services. Together, we can improve and enhance the lives of our adult learners, their families and our community.
We work with a modest budget, so rest assured that your tax-deductible donation goes directly into the operation of our programs to provide valuable resources for tutor training, materials, services and special events.
We accept cash, check and money orders for donations.
Contributions can be made by check or money order to:
Literacy New York Greater Capital Region
c/o Schenectady Library, 2nd Floor
99 Clinton St., Schenectady, NY 12305
We do accept online donations through
Literacy New York Greater Capital Region is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Donations are tax deductible. A copy of our Form 990 is available by contacting our administrative office.
There are many ways that you support Literacy:
Give through The United Way. You may designate part or all of your annual UW pledge to:
Shop with Amazon Smile and designate to us.
Give as part of estate planning.
Create a lasting memory with a Memorial Gift.
Make an Honor Gift for someone's anniversary or birthday.
Contribute through a business, Federal, or State employee appeal.
Donate In-kind gifts of office or student supplies.
Contribute to our Annual Appeals online or in the mail.
Match your gift. Many companies match charitable gifts made by their employees.
Attend one of our fundraisers or special events.
Donate to our GoFundMe Campaign.