It is best to consult with an attorney or estate planner to explore all of the options and benefits available. Some of the more common planned giving tools include:
~Gifts of Cash
~Gifts of Appreciated Securities
~Charitable Lead Trusts
~Gifts of Real Estate
~Gifts of Life Insurance
Many employers such as John Hancock, National Grid, and Verizon have matching gift programs for both employees and retirees that will help maximize your gift. Ask if your company offers a matching gifts program and find out what the requirements are.
Tribute and Memorial Gifts
A commemorative gift demonstrates both your commitment to the person remembered and your interest in supporting the work of the museum. The individual or family will be notified of your generosity. Birthdays, anniversaries, and weddings provide the perfect opportunity to make a donation in honor of special people. The individual or happy couple will be notified of your generosity. The museum will contact the family of the deceased about memorial gifts. The amount of the contribution remains confidential.
Donors may print and mail our reply form , along with their donation, or may make a gift online, below. We are very grateful for your support.