Your financial gift to John J. Burns Library helps us to host events and programs, purchase special supplies and equipment, and acquire rare books and manuscripts that enhance the value of our collections for research and teaching.
In addition to receiving an acknowledgement from our Burns Librarian, all monetary gifts are reported to our Office of University Advancement, which will issue a formal receipt for tax purposes.
Please make your check payable to "Boston College," note "gift for Burns Library" on the memo line, and mail it to:
Christian Dupont, Burns Librarian
John J. Burns Library
140 Commonwealth Ave.
Chestnut Hill, MA 20458
To discuss charitable gift annuities, trusts, and other planned giving arrangements, please contact Boston College's Office of Gift Planning at 877-304-SHAW.
For additional giving options and contact information, please visit How to Give
If your employer or your spouse's employer has a matching gift program, your gift to Boston College may be doubled or even tripled. Your employer’s human resources department can supply you with specific instructions about its process for matching gifts. In some cases, a spouse's company will also match the gift.