The Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc. established in July 2009, is dedicated to enhancing financial support for the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library of South Amboy.

The Foundation Board of Trustees manages and controls the business and property of the Dowdell Library Foundation.

All gifts are fully tax deductible and qualify for matching grants from many employers. Tax deductible contributions should be made payable to the Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc. Donations of all kinds are encouraged and appreciated.

The Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation,
Tax ID 26-3176682. All gifts are fully tax deductible and qualify for matching grants from many employers. Please include your address to receive a receipt for tax purposes.

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Transportation Collection

We are fortunate in South Amboy to have several historical transportation distinctions.

The Library maintains a specialized transportation collection that you can help support with your donation.

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The Foundation’s mission is to enhance the operational funding for the library and to build an ongoing base of private funding through grants and donations.

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If you are interested in becoming a trustee on the Board of the Dowdell Library Foundation, please

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The Dowdell Library Foundation periodically hosts events to raise support for Library activities.

Dunk a Politician

September 2013

The Foundation raised funds through a dunking booth at the South Amboy Street Fair. People dunked well-known figures of South…

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Chocolate Tasting

October 2012

The Foundation sponsored a chocolate tasting and silent auction with co-sponsors 2 Chicks with Chocolate and Raritan Bakery. Participants included…

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Wine Tasting

February 2011

The Foundation hosted a fun evening for supporters to sample wines of the New York Finger Lakes. Donations from the…

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Since its founding, the Foundation has applied for numerous grants and worked with private donors to begin to build an endowment for the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library

Your Donations at Work
  • Children’s Kindles
  • XBox Galaxy
  • Early Literacy Center
  • Online Learning Center
  • Media Grant
  • DVD Drive
  • 3D Printer
Information concerning this charitable corporation is filed with the Attorney General of the State of NJ and may be obtained by calling 973-504-6262. Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement.

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