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I-4 <br />1 <br />LIBRARY GIFT AND DONOR POLICY <br />The Newport Beach Public Library Board encourages and welcomes gifts and bequests <br />to the Library. Gifts may be given to the Newport Beach Public Library, to the Newport <br />Beach Public Library Foundation and to the Friends of the Newport Beach Public <br />Library. <br /> <br />It is the position of the Board of Library Trustees that gifts and bequests given to the <br />Library shall be used to supplement those funds appropriated for use by the Library, <br />and shall not in any way supplant such funds appropriated for Library salaries and <br />maintenance and operations of the Library. <br /> <br />LIBRARY GIFTS <br /> <br />Gifts offered directly to the Library will be reviewed and considered for acceptance by <br />the Board of Library Trustees. Gifts to the Library are also tax deductible. <br /> <br />A. Recognition of donations by plaques, signage or other permanent display shall <br />be approved by the Board of Library Trustees. <br /> <br />B. Dedication opportunities exist for those donors who make gifts to specific areas <br />of the Library. Gifts to fund specific collections or areas of the Library must be <br />reviewed and approved by the Board of Library Trustees and be compatible with <br />the Collection Development Policy of the Library. Items purchased for a specific <br />subject will not be kept separately, but will be integrated into the collection. <br /> <br />FOUNDATION GIFTS <br /> <br />A. The NBPL Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization. All donors who contribute <br />$1,000 or more to the Foundation shall be permanently recognized on a donor <br />recognition system as follows: <br /> <br /> Donor Levels <br /> <br />1 $ 1,000 to $ 2,499 <br /> <br />2 $ 2,500 to $ 4,999 <br /> <br />3 $ 5,000 to $ 9,999 <br />