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As a non-profit organization, The Mint Museum relies on the support of our members, volunteers and donors to help achieve our mission.

Make a Donation

Please support The Mint Museum with an Annual Fund donation today! Your tax-deductible contribution will help us continue to transform and enrich the lives of children and families in our community.

To donate by phone please call 704.337.2011


Types of Donations

The Mint Annual Fund 

Annual Fund

The Mint Annual Fund supports critical areas of the museum, including exhibitions, community outreach, education programs for children and families, and top-tier museum personnel. Donations of all sizes ensure that the museum can continue offering transformational, inspiring experiences for our global community. Please help ensure the museum's next 75 years of success and its vision to become one of the nation's top art museums by making a tax-deductible contribution today.

*Donations of $1,200 or more grant Crown Society membership.

Honorarium or Memorial

Recognize an inspirational individual or honor the memory of a loved one with a special donation to the Mint in their name.

Name a seat

Create a lifetime legacy at the Mint by commemorating a special person in your life with a seat in the James B. Duke Auditorium. Click here to Take A Seat.

Giving Tree

Giving Tree

Donate $250 to support the Lewis Family Gallery and we will place your gift recipient’s name on a “leaf” in the Giving Tree.

Matching Gifts

Double your donation through your company’s gift-matching program. Contact your company’s personnel office to find out more.

Gifts of Stock

The Mint welcomes gifts of stock for new or renewing memberships, pledge payments, and gifts such as Memorials and Honoraria. To make a gift of stock, please contact Rachel Ellis at the Advancement Department by e-mail or by phone at 704.337.2034.

Donations of Works of Art

Gifts of artwork strengthen The Mint Museum’s ever-growing collection of enriching, transformative art can inspire thousands of visitors for years. To discuss such a gift, please contact the Curatorial Department by email or at 704.337.2001.

Planned Gifts

Assure your legacy, or the legacy of your family, with a planned gift to the Mint. Planned gifts are an effective, thoughtful way to support the museum while also ensuring its bright future. For more on planned gifts, please contact Rachel Ellis in the Advancement Department by email or at 704.337.2034.

The Dwelle Society. Established in 1995 by the Board of Trustees, The Dwelle Society honors the vision and commitment of Mint founder Mary Myers Dwelle by recognizing generous friends who have included The Mint Museum in their estate plans. 

The Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust. Dedicated to building endowments for our most important cultural organizations through planned giving, the trust serves as a valuable resource for individuals interested in making planned gifts to cultural institutions they care about. For more information, please visit