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For our ancestors. For our children. And for future generations.

Realizing the power of our history and visibility, the time has come to tell our story in our own words. The journey has begun in earnest, and we welcome your early support to help build this revolutionary museum from the ground up.


Become a Founding Member

Join us at $72 / Year or $6 / Month to receive a limited-edition Pride-themed sticker pack and enamel pin.

As a special thank you, all Founding Members will also have their name listed on our Donor Tribute Wall when the museum opens its doors in 2026!

All memberships are auto-renewed annually or monthly, depending on your indicated preference during check-out.

Be Part of our Story

Membership at the American LGBTQ+ Museum is an opportunity to become part of our unfolding story, to stand in solidarity with our mission and values, and to express your dedication and commitment to our journey from the very onset.


Ways to Give

Donate Online

Visit our donation page or click the Donate button in our site menu.

Donor‑Advised Fund

If you would like to make a gift through your DAF, please have your portfolio manager direct your gift toward the Fund for the City of New York with a note that the gift is meant for the American LGBTQ+ Museum. If you need further information for this gift, then please contact us at

Donate by Check

To contribute with a check donation, please make the check payable to:

The Fund for the City of New York | Attn: American LGBTQ+ Museum | 121 Avenue of the Americas FL 6, New York, NY 10013

Make a Gift of Stock

To make a gift of stock or security, please contact

Join our History Makers Circle

With a gift of $1,000.00 or more and receive special reports and updates, as well as invitations to Museum events and receptions.

Join Our Founders Council

With a gift of $25,000 or more, receive personal updates from our leadership on the impact of your foundational support, as well as listing on our website.

Planned Giving

If you are interested in Legacy Gifts or Bequests, please contact to set up a conversation.

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Take advantage of Naming Opportunities for gifts of $10,000 or more.

Justin Henry. © Leandro Justen

Other Ways to Support

Can’t donate directly? Consider showing us your love in other ways

Employer Matching Gifts

Many employers will match your charitable contributions.

Host an Event

If you are interested in hosting a fundraising event, contact

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