Ways to Give
Charitable contributions to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History are greatly appreciated and essential to our mission. Dedicated to lifelong learning and anchored by our rich collections, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History engages our diverse community through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the stories of Texas and the Southwest.
There are many ways to show your support!
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions to the Museum are fully tax-deductible, according to IRS regulations. Unrestricted gifts support the Museum’s daily operations and underwrite our efforts to fulfill the Museum’s mission of being dedicated to lifelong learning.
Corporate Matching Gifts
You can maximize your gift with a corporate matching gift. Contact your human resources department to find out if your company matches gifts of current or past employees.
Gifts by Phone and Mail
Gifts to the Museum can be made by check or credit card. Please mail your check to:
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Attn: Development Department
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
We can also process your credit card gift over the phone, please call 817-255-9343
Tribute and Memorial Gifts
A contribution to the Museum in the form of a tribute or memorial gift is a meaningful way to honor an individual important to you and your family and who has had a special relationship with the Museum. Upon receipt of your gift, an acknowledgement will be sent to the family or honored individual to let them know of your generosity and thoughtfulness.
Corporate Giving at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers numerous ways for companies to partner with the Museum to meet marketing and philanthropic objectives. Your corporate support helps support exhibits and programs that inspire innovators locally and globally. Your company can also have a Corporate Membership with benefits to your employees.
You don't have to write a check to make a gift. In fact, contributing gifts of publicly-traded stock or securities could be more beneficial to you than giving cash. Four reasons to donate stock:
- Avoid capital gains tax: 15-30% you'd pay if you sold the stock.
- Get a bigger tax deduction by making a pre-tax contribution.
- The money you would have paid to the IRS supports the Museum.
- It's easy to do!
Follow the instructions below to deposit securities into a J.P. Morgan account.
Account in the name of: FORT WORTH MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HIST
Account number: H81318000
All Depository Trust Company-eligible free transactions should be directed to:
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
DTC Participant Number 0902
Credit Account Number - P72500
FFC Account Number - H81318000
FFC Account of - FORT WORTH MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HIST
Have questions? Contact the JPMorgan Client Service Team at 877-576-2879.
Gifts can also be made through a donor-advised fund. Please consult your financial or tax advisor for further information.
Your will gives you peace of mind knowing that loved ones are taken care of and that your gift to the Museum reflects your personal values. Leave a legacy for the Museum’s future with a planned gift. Gifts to charitable organizations are excluded from estate tax. Consult with your financial advisor to discuss how to include the Museum in your estate plans.
When shopping on Amazon, choose Amazon Smile. By selecting the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Amazon will donate a percentage of your online purchases to the Museum.
Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.