The Left Bank Books Foundation is the 501c-3 arm of Left Bank Books. It is dedicated to fostering literacy and the love of literature for all St. Louisans. It receives the majority of its funding from small individual donations to The Friends of Left Bank Books. It sponsors literary events and also works with St. Louis Public School Children through its River City Readers program. This project provides personalized copies of the best in contemporary, diverse children’s books to SLPS children and arranges author visits to these under-resourced schools as well.
The Left Bank Books Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.