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Support the Geneva History Center

The Geneva History Center needs your financial support to continue our vital role of preserving and collecting Geneva’s history. Every year, more than 30,000 visitors come through our doors for our award-winning exhibits and programs or to request research from our archives. We also provide educational field trips for all 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade Geneva students.

All of this is done at no cost to taxpayers. The Geneva History Center does not receive any outside source of support. We rely solely on donations, memberships, sponsorships, fundraisers and bequests from people like you. Your tax-deductible donation is our largest source of income.

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Make a Donation

Gifts of any amount help fund our daily operating expenses and are recognized in our Newsletter. Herrington Circle donations may be made over time (monthly or annually) by using the Recurring Donation button or call GHC to make other arrangements.

Become a Herrington Circle Member

Herrington Circle = $1,000 or more
Named in honor of Geneva founders James and Charity Herrington, recognizes elite donors of $1,000 or more. Herrington Circle Members receive a one-year family membership, free admission to many of our educational programs, two tickets to our annual GHC Presents Event, one free room rental and are recognized in our Annual Magazine.

Gold Circle = $2,500 or more
Receives all the benefits of a Herrington Circle Member plus private behind the scenes tour for 10 with the Curator, private viewing half hour before Exhibition Sponsor/Member openings, two additional tickets to our annual GHC Presents Event.

Platinum Circle = $5,000 or more
Receives all the benefits of a Gold Circle Member with the private behind the scenes tour for 20 including light reception with Executive Director, two additional tickets to our annual GHC Presents Event, and recognition on donor wall plaque in museum lobby.
Bequests/Alden Odt Living History Partnership
Remember the Geneva History Center in your estate planning and become a part of the Alden Odt Living History Partnership for the benefit of the permanent Endowment Fund.
Named in honor of former member and president of the Geneva History Center’s Board of Directors, ultimately historian emeritus. Memberships of $10,000 or more are included on a special recognition plaque in musuem lobby and all bequests are listed in History Center’s annual report.

Gifts of Stock
Many donors choose the added benefits of donating appreciated stock holdings.

Remember family and loved ones with a contribution to the History Center.

Honor special occasions and special people with a tribute gift.

Matching Gifts
Check with your Human Resources Department to see if a matching gift program is available from your employer.

The Geneva History Center is a federally registered 501 (C)(3) nonprofit education institution. All monetary contributions are tax deductible to the extent the law allows.

Contact the Geneva History Center for more information on supporting our efforts to preserve our rich heritage.