Many of the gifts to the Museum are cash;
gifts of cash are easy to make using a check or credit card.
Cash gifts entitle the donor to a charitable tax deduction
of up to 50% of the donor’s adjusted gross income.
of securities owned more than one year can often be the
most attractive and financially beneficial way to support
the Museum. A charitable tax deduction can be taken for up
to 30% of the donor’s adjusted gross income, using the
fair market value of the stock on the gift date. The asset’s
appreciation does not need to be recognized as a capital gain.
See information on how to give a gift
If you are planning a donation of securities please send us an alert, prior to making the gift, using the Planned Transfer of Securities online form. When you are ready to make the gift please follow the instructions provided.
Other assets may be given to the Museum as well. Assets to consider include
artifacts, real estate, mutual funds, and closely held stock. Personal
property can be given outright, bequeathed, or used to fund a planned gift. Please contact us directly about personal property gifts.
In Kind Support
Examples of in-kind support are donated equipment,
goods & services.