Ways to Give

Ways to Give
Charitable contributions to Museum L-A are vital to its continued success in preserving our local textile, shoe, brick and other industries.  Generous donations support our exhibits and programs, as well as operational expenses that are so key to keeping our Museum alive.

Museum L-A offers several venues for giving that can be tailored to your giving preferences.
Donate Anytime!

Your gift--no matter the size--will make a significant impact on educational programming or preservation of our collections.  Giving to our unrestricted annual fund will assist us with meeting our greatest needs such as operational expenses to keep our doors open.   Museum L-A accepts donations securely online with credit cards, cash, and checks.  GIVE TODAY! 
Pledges/Recurring Donation

One of the most convenient ways to give, Museum L-A offers a recurring gift program that provides you with secure automatic withdrawals from your banking account.  You control the time frame for your giving:  monthly, bi-annual, or annual.  It's a way to make a significant gift with smaller installments.  GIVE TODAY!

Tribute Gifts

Honor someone special with a tribute gift to Museum L-A.  Memorialize a loved one and express your sympathy with a donation.  Celebrate the birth of a child, a special milestone, marriage, or anniversary with a tribute gift.  We will notify the individual you designate of your special recognition.

Even children can enjoy the spirit of giving by asking donations in lieu of gifts at their birthday party.    GIVE TODAY!
Corporate Partnerships

Companies have been long-standing contributors of Museum L-A for many years. Corporate partners not only provide ongoing financial support, but also advance the Museum's mission to connect generations and cultures, foster a spirit of discovery and human ingenuity, and help people experience the rich history and heritage of work, the arts, and community.

Ways to Partner
  • Provide unrestricted support to the Museum through annual contributions and employee matching gifts.
  • Sponsor events, public programs and Museum exhibitions.
  • Direct grant funds to specific Museum programs that align with corporate social responsibility goals and/or corporate giving priorities.
Museum L-A also accepts in-kind donations of equipment, technology and services that meet our strategic mission and program requirements.

For specific questions or information, contact Kathy Becvar, Director of Development, at 207-333-3881 or email kbecvar@museumla.org.
Planned Giving and Endowments

When you and the Museum work together to establish a planned gift, you leave a last legacy and and enable Museum L-A to continue its work in perpetuity.  Please call Kathy Becvar at 207-333-3881 or email kbecvar@museumla.org.  We would be delighted to talk with you.

Matching Gifts

If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer and send it completed and signed with your donation to Museum L-A.  We will complete the rest of the application process.  The impact of your gift to Museum L-A may be doubled!  Check with your company to find out if they also match gifts made by retirees or spouses.  Email Kathy Becvar, Museum L-A's Director of Development, at kbecvar@museumla.org  if you need assistance.  

Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to make a difference?  Museum L-A may be just what you're looking for.  Click here to find out more about our volunteer needs and opportunities for you!
Donating to Our Collections

Museum L-A thanks you for considering a donation to our collection. It is only through the generosity of people like you that our Museum has such an outstanding collection. Donating your personal artifacts to the Museum collection is a way to ensure that your story and legacy is preserved for many generations. For more information, click here to read our Q&As. 
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