There are many ways you can give to the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History!
You can give at any level and know you are doing a great deal to promote an understanding and appreciation of cultural and natural history in New England, supporting the mission and activities of the CSMNH.
For more information on donating, or to discuss planned giving or other methods and options that meet your particular interests, contact our director Dr. Janine Caira at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many employers will match contributions to the CSMNH, making your individual donation go twice as far. Please ask your employer's human resources department or contact us for more information.
Museum of Natural History (0020120)
Gifts to the Museum of Natural History Fund provide support for exhibits, conservation, and programs at the Museum.
Museum of Natural History Exhibits Fund (0022133)
Gifts to the Museum of Natural History Exhibits Fund provide financial support for costs related to exhibits.
Museum of Natural History Building Fund (0021881)
Gifts to the Museum of Natural History Building Fund provide support by paying for renovations and construction projects for the Museum building.
Stone Wall Initiative Fund (0022731)
Gifts to the Stone Wall Initiative Fund provide support for administrative expenses of the Stone Wall Initiative, student research for investigations, outreach, and educational efforts, and travel to help coordinate similar efforts in other states.
Julia B. Budney Fund (0022425)
Gifts to the Julia B. Budney Fund provide financial support for programs at the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History.
Museum of Natural History General Endowment (0030050)
Gifts to the Museum of Natural History General Endowment support the Museum in its activities and programs. This includes, but is not limited to, the cost of supplies, equipment, staff salaries, and physical improvements for the Museum.
Rettenmeyer Museum of Natural History Development Endowment (0030386)
Gifts to the Rettenmeyer Museum of Natural History Development Endowment provide financial support for all aspects of development for the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History.
Archaeology Collection Fund (0030291)
Gifts to the Archaeology Collection Fund provide financial support for the permanent care of archaeological artifacts.
Volunteers Fund (0030925)
Gifts to the Volunteers Fund provide support the Museum of Natural History.
Napier Discovery Center Endowment Fund (0030489)
Gifts to the Napier Discovery Center Endowment Fund provide financial support for all aspects of maintaining and improving the Napier Discovery Center of the Connecticut Museum of Natural History.
Anthropology and Archaeology Fund (0030924)
Gifts to the Anthropology and Archaeology Fund provide support to promote exhibits, collections, or student projects in anthropology and archaeology.
Geology Fund (0030923)
Gifts to the Geology Fund provide support to promote exhibits, collections, or student projects in Geology.
Ruth and John Lof Fund for Natural History (0031371)
Gifts to the Ruth and John Lof Fund for Natural History provide financial support for programmatic enhancements at the Museum of Natural History.
Chesley and Mildred Posey Endowment Fund (0030257)
Gifts to the Chesley and Mildred Posey Fund provide support for the promotion of education about nature.
Horace F. and Gladys K. Murphey Endowment for Family Programs Sponsored by the Museum of Natural History (0030390)
Gifts to the Murphey Endowment for Family Programs provide support for family-friendly programming at the museum
Donna M. Young Endowment Fund (0030675)
Gifts to the Donna M. Young Fund provide support for museum programs.
Rex Brasher Endowment for the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History (0030927)
Gifts to the Rex Brasher Endowment provide support for the permanent care, restoration and exhibition of Rex Brasher’s paintings.
Dorothy C. Goodwin Fund for Teacher Preparation (0031072)
Gifts to the Dorothy C. Goodwin Fund for Teacher Preparation provide support for programs aimed at improving teacher quality that are consistent with the design principles of the University’s Teachers for a New Era initiative.
EEB Related Endowments
Intro Biology Teaching Assistantship Award Fund (0030931)
Gifts to the Intro Biology Teaching Assistantship Award Fund provide awards to a teaching assistant(s) who has demonstrated excellent teaching in the introduction of Biology courses or labs.
Undergraduate Award Fund for the Museum of Natural History (0030935)
Gifts to the Undergraduate Award Fund for the Museum of Natural History provide support to encourage and recognize academic achievements in the study of natural history.
Walter Whitworth Fund (0030932)
Gifts to the Walter Whitworth Fund provide support for ichthyology at the Museum of Natural History.
Ralph M. Wetzel Endowment Fund (0030076)
Gifts to the Ralph M. Wetzel Fund provide support for the study of vertebrate biology.
Lawrence R. Penner Endowment Fund (0030115)
Gifts to the Lawrence R. Penner Parasitology Fund provide support for the study of parasites and other invertebrates.
Francis Rice Trainor Endowment Fund (0030244)
Gifts to the Francis Rice Trainor Fund provide support for the study of phycology and aquatic ecology.
Henry N. Andrews Endowment Fund (0030269)
Gifts to the Henry N. Andrews Fund provide support for the study of botany.
James A. Slater Endowment Fund (0030587)
Gifts to the James A. Slater Fund provide support for the study of entomology.
George Clark Jr. Fund (0030926)
Gifts to the George Clark Jr. Fund provide support for student research in ornithology.
Jerauld Manter Fund (0030929)
Gifts to the Jerauld Manter Fund provide support for the study of ornithology.
John Rankin Scholarship Fund (0030930)
Gifts to the John Rankin Scholarhip Fund provide support for student awards and scholarships in marine sciences.
Betty DeCoursey Endowment (0030933)
Gifts to the Betty DeCoursey Endowment provide support for the study of entomology.
Alfred Hunyadi Forestry Fund (0030928)
Gifts to the Alfred Hunyadi Forestry Fund provide support for the study of forestry.
Matthew J. Hunyadi Endowment for Math Education (0030934)
Gifts to the Matthew J. Hunyadi Endowment for Math Education provide support for advances in math education at the elementary level and add a math component to workshops and science.
George H. Lamson Endowment Fund (0030073)
Gifts to the George H. Lamson Endowment Fund promote education about reptiles and amphibians.