Fort Vancouver Regional Library District is a public agency created by Washington State statute. Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation incorporated in the State of Washington and registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a public charity. The Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws of the foundation specifically limit the activities of the foundation to projects that support Fort Vancouver Regional Library District. The relationship between the foundation and the library is contractual. The foundation has agreed to solicit and manage donations on behalf of the library in return for administrative support.