The C. T. And Octavia Vivian Foundation Logo
Our organization logo (as shown below) is taken from the Vivian Family Crest and has a specific, historic meaning.
The Stars in the Heaven
Showing the greatness of God that leads us out of slavery.
Farming & The Land
Which supported our family after slavery.
Represents a brighter future.
Sky & Books
Dreaming of the possibilities of acquiring an education.
As overseen by the Cross, which represents our Christian values.
Thank you for donating books that are written by Black authors and or about the African American experience. We ask that your donated books be hard back (no paperback) and in good condition.
If you believe your book donation is greater than its retail face value, please have your donation professionally appraised by a certified, licensed book appraiser prior to sending your donation to C.T. Vivian Foundation. We are not licensed appraisers, nor do we recommend appraisers. We will acknowledge receipt of all donations in writing.