Ways to Support

We may not know what the year ahead will look like for the Tenement Museum, but we do know our mission to explore the vital role immigrants, migrants, and refugees play in shaping America’s identity is essential for the future of this country. We need you — to see the value in exploring these stories, to connect the experiences of others with your own, and to have these important conversations with each other.

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 making a donation in their name. 

Donate by Mail or Phone

Please make checks payable mail to: 

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

A donor advised fund (DAF) is a centralized charitable account. Charitably-inclined individual, families and businesses can make tax-deductible charitable donations of cash, publicly-traded stock and in some case, certain illiquid assets, to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program. For more information or to make a charitable donation, please visit DAF Direct.

The Tenement Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Tax ID/EIN #13-3475390.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours 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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