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More Ways to Give

Each gift can make an impact today, tomorrow, and for future generations.

Join the museum to support exhibitions, programs, and students each year.

Is my gift tax-deductible?
Yes, gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. The WSU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that is structurally separate from Washington State University and exists solely for WSU’s benefit, serving as the preferred channel for private gifts to all areas of the University. The WSU Foundation’s taxpayer identification number is 91-1075542.

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Immediate Impact

If you are looking to make an immediate impact to the museum, consider donating to the Museum of Art Friend’s Fund. This fund supports student salaries for the museum’s student visitor ambassadors, as well as museum operations. For online donations or a check, include in the comments or memo line “Current-use spendable account.”
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In Kind Gifts and Gifts of Art

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at WSU accepts in kind gifts, including gifts of art. As an institution, we are committed to the collection and preservation of artworks which align with our mission and collection policies. Please contact us about gifts in kind.
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Buy-A-Bus (BAB)

For over a decade the museum has provided transportation reimbursement funding for nearly 300 K-12 grade schools in the Inland Northwest. The Buy-A-Bus program has been revitalized in 2023 after a 3-year hiatus during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please consider supporting the Buy-A-Bus program to bring the arts back to students across the Inland Northwest.
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The museum has existing endowments for education, collections, curation & exhibitions, and operations. Contributions to the Museum Friends Fund supports our operations endowment. If you would like to contribute to a different endowment, please contact us.

If you are interested in creating an endowment, you can find more information by visiting the WSU Foundation website, linked below.
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Real Estate

You can make a gift to the museum without touching your bank account by making a gift of real estate. Use the link below to learn more about your options.
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Stocks and Securities

Curious to know how stocks and securities can help the museum and get you tax deductions? Use the link below to learn more.
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WSU Faculty & Staff

Did you know that you can give through payroll deduction? Through OurWSU you can easily join our annual giving program, which supports our exhibitions and programs, interns, and students.

Please enter Designation Name/Gift ID GF003177 to give to the museum.

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Keep an eye out for our giving days!

Giving Tuesday: November 2024

CougsGive: April 2025

Planned Giving

You can support the museum and its mission for future visitors and generations with planned gifts.