You Are an Individual Donor

Giving to the Bibliothèque Nationale de France is easy. It starts at 10 euros and can be done with a credit card, cheque or transfer, and with installments. Have a question? Just get in touch! 

Making a Donation   

  • Online with a credit card by following this link 


  • By cheque or transfer after downloading the donation application form. 

Your deduction

You will benefit from an income tax deduction equivalent to 66% of your donation’s total amount, limited to 20% of your taxable income, reportable within 5 years (loi du 1er août 2013 relative au mécénat).

- A 20 € donation will cost 6,8 € after tax deduction
- A 50 € donation will cost 17 € after tax deduction
- A 100 € donation will cost 34€ after tax deduction
- A 200 € donation will cost 68 € after tax deduction
- A 500 € donation will cost 170 € after tax deduction


The BnF is not eligible to IFI donations (French real estate wealth tax)

Your compensations 

Some of our donors visit the Labrouste Room @F. Hall/BnF
All willing donors will be mentioned on the BnF website or will be able to nominate a loved one to be mentioned in their place.

All donors will receive our cultural information newsletter via email. 
Donors between 200 and 500 € will additionally receive a subscription to Chroniques, the BnF Magazine and will receive invitations to the BnF public openings. ,
Donors from 500 € and up , will additionally receive an invitation to a private visit of the Richelieu Library.


Projets en cours


Kara Lennon Casanova

Directrice Déléguée au mécénat et directrice du Fonds de dotation de la BnF

Téléphone : 33 (0)1 53 79 48 51

Frédérique Hall

Chargée de mécénat, relation donateurs et testateurs

Téléphone : 33 (0)1 53 79 46 60