Ways to Join and Give

The Erie Canal Museum is a private 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 15-0624395) working every day to provide valuable education and information to the community. We depend on foundations, businesses, and generous individuals like you, who make financial donations and join us as members, to fulfill our mission.

Membership

Click here to learn more about becoming an Erie Canal Museum Member.


Donations

Click here to make a one-time tax deductible donation to our Annual Fund.
Click here to become a Sustaining Donor via Facebook with a monthly tax deductible donation to our Annual Fund.


Corporate Sponsorship

Sponsor our events and programs. Email development@eriecanalmuseum.org for information on sponsorship opportunities.


United Way

Did you know that when you’re asked to contribute to the United Way that you can designate where your contributions go? That’s right. YOU can control your contributions. Choose the Erie Canal Museum as your designated recipient.


Planned Giving

Help us have a more secure future through planned giving. One of the simplest ways to give to the Erie Canal Museum is through a bequest in your will or a provision in your living trust. You may indicate that the Museum is to be the recipient of a specific amount, a percentage of your estate, or a particular piece of property.