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Support the Tenement Museum

With your support, Tenement Museum will preserve the history of the generations of newcomers who settled in and built lives on the Lower East Side, America's iconic immigrant neighborhood. Make a gift today!

Your gift will enable the Museum to continue to:

  • Preserve our national landmark tenement at 97 Orchard Street and restore historic spaces within
  • Research and develop new tours of our tenement and the surrounding neighborhood
  • Provide heavily subsidized educational programs to over 42,000 K-12 students annually
  • Offer free Shared Journeys workshops which help over 1,400 recent immigrants annually improve their English language skills and learn how their experiences fit in the larger history of American immigration
  • Host 75 free Tenement Talks events each year with preeminent authors that provide insights into New York City's rich history and immigrant culture

Ways to Give

BECOME A MEMBER

Remain an active part of the Tenement Museum community through a membership and receive exciting benefits including admission for a year. To learn more, click here or contact Rachel Birch, Individual Giving Coordinator, at 212.431.0233 x225.

DONATE ONLINE NOW

Make a fully tax-deductible contribution to the Tenement Museum's Annual Fund. Click here to donate online now.

DONATE BY MAIL

Please address the envelope to:

Development Department
Tenement Museum
91 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002

*please make checks payable to Lower East Side Tenement Museum

MAKE A WIRE TRANSFER

The Tenement Museum accepts gifts made via wire transfer. For wire transfer instructions, please call Rachel Birch, Individual Giving Coordinator, at 212.431.0233 x225.

DONATE STOCK

Appreciated assets are a meaningful way of supporting the Tenement Museum. We invite you to explore the many benefits of this type of support. For stock transfer instructions, please call Rachel Birch, Individual Giving Coordinator, at 212.431.0233 x225.

MATCHING GIFTS

Double or triple your donation by asking your company to match your gift to the Tenement Museum. Check with your Human Resources department to see if your company matches charitable donations, and request a Matching Gift form. Mail us the form at the above address and we will take care of the rest. For questions, please call Dana Friedman, Institutional Giving Manager, at 212.431.0233 x218.

CORPORATE SUPPORT

Companies of all sizes have the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to an iconic New York City cultural institution and enhance their presence in the community by becoming a Tenement Museum Corporate Member or sponsoring one of the Museum's programs. For questions, please click here or call Dana Friedman, Institutional Giving Manager, at 212.431.0233 x218.

MAKE A BEQUEST

Remember the Tenement Museum in your retirement or pension plan, will or trust and help ensure the Museum's future. To inquire about making a planned gift, please contact Rachel Birch, Individual Giving Coordinator, at 212.431.0233 x225.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

The Tenement Museum is grateful for the generous support of many individual, foundation, corporate and government supporters. To see a list of recent donors, please click here.