Gifts & Donations

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Individuals and businesses may support History San José’s ongoing programs, designate specific activities or exhibits, and honor a friend or loved one by making a tax-deductible donation by cash, check or credit card. You may provide an unrestricted gift for use where the Museum’s need is greatest, or support an area of the Museum in which you have a special interest.

(For donations to the collection, please visit our Collections Donations page)

Annual Fund and Special Contributions: Make a donation or tribute gift online using our secure server.

Matching Gift: It may be possible to double your donation through your employer, resulting in greater benefits for you and increasing your gift to History San José. Please contact your Human Resources department to inquire about matching funds.

Tribute Gift: Honor an achievement, pay tribute or memorialize someone special.

Annual Fund Gift: Add to your membership a tax-deductible gift to support a favorite project, or respond to a one-time request.

Sponsorship/Special Projects: Underwrite an exhibit, designate a gift for education programs, or support a building project.

Planned Giving and Legacy Gifts: Including History San José in your plans is an important way to provide stability and continuity to the institution you value today, while providing you with significant financial benefits. There are dozens of creative and flexible ways to make contributions; it’s easier than you think and it’s not only for the very wealthy. Find out about our Legacy Circle.

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