Other ways to give


To donate stock, contact Claire Leslie Johnson, Development Manager, at 612-767-5621 or claire.lesliejohnson@hennepinhistory.org.  Hennepin History Museum will provide the necessary information for your broker and at that time will ask for the name of the securities you are transferring and the number of shares or approximate dollar amount. This information will assist Hennepin History Museum in processing your donation and ensure you receive proper and timely credit for your donation.

Employee Matching Gift

Your current or former employer may double the impact of your gift! Check with your Human Resources department to find out if your company has a matching gift program.

IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are age 70½ or older, you may be able to transfer up to $100,000 annually from your IRA account directly to Hennepin History Museum without first having to recognize the distribution as income. A qualifying rollover distribution can also count towards your required minimum distribution.

Distributions from Charitable Trusts or Funds

You can make a distribution to Hennepin History Museum from your private foundation or donor-advised fund.

Planned Giving

You can choose to include a gift to Hennepin History Museum in your will or revocable trust. You can choose a specific dollar amount or percentage of your estate, your estate receives a charitable deduction for your bequest to the museum.

  • Designate Hennepin History Museum as a beneficiary in your retirement plan. This can provide an important gift at considerable savings.
  • Name Hennepin History Museum as a beneficiary or owner of an existing life insurance policy. You can also purchase a new policy to benefit Hennepin History Museum.
  • Establish a life income trust that enables you to receive income for life while making a gift to Hennepin History Museum. This type of planned gift allows you to obtain an income tax deduction, reduce your estate taxes, and protect your financial security during your lifetime.

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor.

AmazonSmile or PayPal Giving Fund

Support Hennepin History Museum when you shop online! Visit smile.amazon.com or paypal.com/donate and set Hennepin History Museum as your designated charity.

Corporate Sponsorships

Hennepin History Museum examines the stories of our past to shape our future! A partnership with Hennepin History Museum offers benefits that may align with your business goals. We offer sponsorship opportunities for exhibits, programming, and more that include various forms of recognition and benefits based on the level of support. Contact us at 612-767-5621 or claire.lesliejohnson@hennepinhistory.org to begin a conversation. We look forward to partnering with you!

Hennepin History Museum is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, federal tax ID 41-0826131.