According to the Agreement of Trust, the principal is maintained in perpetuity with the income to be used for the Endowment’s stated purposes. A gift of $15,000 was made to the Capital Campaign for furnishings for the new facility, opened in 1997. After 30 years growth, the Endowment, more recently, has supported author visits, music events and service enhancements including:
- A Radio Frequency ID System, allowing self-checkout.
- New furniture and carpet in study areas creating private and quiet spaces.
- An Internet Switch expansion increased speed and access to online services.