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Tax-Deductable Donations

Donations to public schools, private non-profit schools and charitable foundations for the purchase of educational materials are tax deductible under 170c1 and/or 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Seek assistance from a tax consultant regarding income tax deductions.

Secure Payment

Funds4Books donations are made via our secure credit-card-processing partner,, which uses the latest encryption technologies to keep your account information safe.


Anyone who donates, regardless of the amount, will receive a receipt if a valid email address is provided.

Payment Processing Timeline

Credit cards and electronic checks are processed immediately. If submitting a check, processing time will vary depending on delivery to our offices.

Payment Confirmation

You receive a receipt online immediately after we process your transaction. If an email address is entered, you’ll also receive confirmation via email that your account has been charged. Look for “” on your credit card or bank statement. If a transaction is declined,…

Pay by Check

Donation check should be made out to, with the code in the memo line, and mailed to: Dept: Mackin Educational Resources 3505 County Road 42 West Burnsville, MN 55306

Minimum Donation

The minimum online donation can accept is $10. However, some Funds4Books participants may request a higher minimum for their particular program or campaign. Donations are non-refundable.

Matching Gifts

We accept matching gifts from employers, businesses, and other organizations. Please notify if copies of receipts are needed.

Contact Funds4Books

Please direct any concerns regarding the campaign to your librarian or campaign coordinator at the school. Any questions about donation charges, please call Funds4Books c/o Mackin Educational Resources at 800.245.9540 or by email at