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Individual Giving Opportunities

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Annual Fund

The simplest and one of the most impactful ways you can support the Museum is through the Annual Fund with a fully tax-deductible contribution. These gifts are vital to the operation of the Museum and its programs.

2010 Honor Award gala in the National Building Museum's Great Hall

Sustained Giving

Make your giving simple and effective by participating in our monthly giving program. Be sure to indicate that your gift is 'recurring' when filling out the form.

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Education Support

Support education programs that impact the lives of thousands of students across the region each year. You can also participate in our Send a Kid to Summer Camp campaign each summer.

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Exhibition Support

Become a sponsor of an upcoming exhibition or make a contribution to the Director's Exhibition Fund. Contact our offices to learn more, 202-272-2448.

Photo by F. Harlan Hambright.

Planned Giving

The Cornerstone Society is the Museum's exclusive planned giving group. To learn more about leaving your legacy at our institution, contact our offices or read more about different opportunities.

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Workplace Giving

The Museum participates in the United Way (#8662), the Combined Federal Campaign (#97943), and accepts many companies' matching gift contributions. Ask your employer to see if they participate.

Gen. Montgomery Meigs. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Memorial and Honor Gifts

Make a contribution in honor of a friend, or in memory of a loved one. These tributes are the appropriate way to recognize someone who loves the built environment.

To learn more about these other ways to support the Museum beyond traditional membership, please email or call the director of individual giving at 202-272-2448, ext. 3501.