The Rudolf Steiner Archive

a project of Steiner Online Library, a public charity

We appreciate your support

The Rudolf Steiner Archive is funded by tax-deductible donations to the nonprofit Steiner Online Library. Your gifts help us promote and preserve Steiner's materials for fellow researchers and seekers around the world.

Together, we will continue to make the work of Rudolf Steiner available in English online in a searchable, digital format.

Donate Online

Credit/debit card or PayPal. To avoid using a PayPal account, simply click the button to pay by debit or credit card and then uncheck the box asking if you would like to create an account.

Avoid Domestic and International Transaction Fees & Anonymous Donation Option:

  • Give through PayPal's Donor Advised Fund.
  • Donate on Facebook by clicking our Donate Button.

Donate by Mail

Mail a check made out to Steiner Online Library to the following address. To make a recurring monthly donation through your bank, simply add us as a Payee in your bank payment system.

Steiner Online Library
P. O. Box 42
Interlochen, MI
49643-0042 USA

Donate Books & Help Us Build Our Physical Library

Do you have anthroposophical books you would like to contribute to our growing library? We are currently accepting both English and German works. Contact us at [email protected] We would be happy to reimburse you for US shipping costs and provide you with a donation receipt for tax purposes.

We are also seeking a physical location to house our expanding physical and digital library and its caretakers.

Create a Fundraiser

  1. Open the PayPal app and click Pay in the center bottom menu or login online.
  2. In the Giving tab in the app, click the option at the top for "Start a fundraiser" or online click the three dots under "Send" and "Receive" for the "Fundraiser" option.
  3. Select Steiner Online Library as your charity and upload a photo to show you’re fundraising for the Rudolf Steiner Archive.
  4. Click Create and Publish or Preview to see what you’ve created.
  5. Share the fundraiser with your study group and others by clicking Share to forward the link.
  6. Or create a Facebook fundraiser

Give Through a Will or Estate Plan

Contact us at [email protected] for additional information on bequests or to discuss different options for including Steiner Online Library in your will or estate plan. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor. Here is the information you will need for your gift:

Steiner Online Library is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit Michigan corporation currently located at PO Box 42, Interlochen, MI 49643. Its Federal Tax ID is 85-2621701

Wills and Living Trusts

In as little as one sentence you can complete your gift to the Steiner Online Library and ensure your lasting legacy.

I give, devise, and bequeath to Steiner Online Library, a Michigan nonprofit corporation with Federal Tax ID Number 85-2621701 (a) the sum of $___________ in cash or in-kind or (b) ______% of my estate or (c) property described herein as ______________ to be used for the benefit of Steiner Online Library as the institution may determine.

Retirement Plan Assets

Money in an employee retirement plan, IRA or tax-sheltered annuity has yet to be taxed. While your loved ones would owe federal income tax as a beneficiary, Steiner Online Library is a tax-exempt nonprofit and will receive the full amount of what you designate to us from your plan.

Beneficiary Designations

Name Steiner Online Library as the beneficiary of the entire account or a percentage of the account.

  1. Bank or Brokerage accounts
  2. IRAs and retirement plans
  3. Life insurance policies
  4. Commercial annuities
  5. Donor Advised Funds

Memorials and Tribute Gifts

Make a gift to Steiner Online Library in a friend or relative's name. Not only will your dear one's legacy live on thanks to the gift, but the donor also receives a federal income tax charitable deduction on itemized taxes.

Personal Property

Donate Steiner-related materials (books, journals, etc.) and other tangible personal property to ensure your collection is put to good use.


When you give appreciated securities or mutual funds you can reduce or even eliminate federal capital gains taxes on the transfer. You may also be entitled to a federal income tax charitable deduction based on the fair market value of the securities at the time of the transfer.

Real Estate

Want to make a big gift to Steiner Online Library without touching your bank account? Eliminate capital gains tax due from a sale by donating real estate such as a personal residence, vacation home, timeshare property, farm, commercial property, or undeveloped land.

Donor Advised Funds

Like a charitable savings account, a DAF gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to Steiner Online Library and other qualified charities.