The California Museum is a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization reliant upon the generosity of the community to provide quality exhibits and programming through donations, memberships and sponsorships.
Gifts of any kind are always appreciated, and donations of any amount can be made securely online via PayPal.com using the button below.
In addition, a variety of other creative and flexible options to give are listed below. All contributions to the Museum are tax-deductible to the extent that the law allows.
For more information on giving, please call (916) 653-4255 or submit an email inquiry.
Launched in 2006 with a lead gift from former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and former First Lady Maria Shriver, the Founders Circle is the Museum’s donor program of unrestricted gifts of $25,000 or more.
Among other benefits, Founders Circle members are invited to attend the California Hall of Fame induction ceremony and recognized on the Museum’s lobby donor wall, web site, newsletters and other materials.
For more information on how to become a part of the Founders Circle, please contact:
The California Museum produces several extraordinary exhibits, exciting events and exceptional educational resources each year featuring a variety of California’s people and stories not commonly presented elsewhere. Sponsorship of the Museum’s exhibits, events and educational programs are a cost-effective way to fulfill corporate marketing and philanthropic objectives simultaneously, while also supporting new generations of California dreamers.
For information on how to become an sponsor of exhibits, events and education programs, please contact:
In-kind donations also support the Museum. When businesses and individuals provide goods and services at little or no cost, we can direct our financial resources toward essential projects that fulfill our mission.
Contact us to inquire about our most pressing needs.
Contact us for more information about In-Kind Donations.
Select national retailers will donate a portion of your purchase to The California Museum including Amazon.com, Ebay.com, Target, The Sharper Image, Staples, Office Depot, The Gap, Home Depot, and many more!
Participation is simple, go to ShopforMuseums.com, log in, and choose The California Museum; then just click on your favorite store and shop!