Ways to Support

The Tenement Museum stands as a monument to the struggles, triumphs, and resilience of ordinary im/migrants and the centrality of their experiences to the American story. By diving into real stories of everyday people, we foster conversation about historical and contemporary questions.

Interested in supporting our work? Donate now or see below for information on other ways to give.

Ways to Give


Make a Gift

Your tax-deductible, online donation helps support our mission to foster a society that embraces and values the role of immigration in the evolving American identity.

Give Monthly

Become a monthly donor to provide impactful, ongoing support. 

Make an Honorary or Memorial Gift

Celebrate someone’s birthday or honor the memory of a loved one by dedicating a donation in their name. 

Donate by Mail or Phone

Please make checks payable to Tenement Museum and mailed to: 

Development Department

Tenement Museum
Development Office
103 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002 

To make a credit card donation by phone, please call 646-518-3007. 

Donor Advised Funds

If you would like to make a gift via a donor-advised fund (DAF), you can find the Tenement Museum using Tax ID/EIN #13-3475390. The Museum is also referred to as the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in certain banking systemsDAF program. For more information or to make a charitable donation, please visit DAF Direct.

Matching Gifts

Many employers offer matching gift programs that will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please enter your employer’s name below.

Other Ways to Support


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