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Donations

Donations


Please consider the impact your gift can have at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum each year. The following are examples of how your annual donation will touch lives and share the lessons of Ireland’s Great Hunger with generations to come. Ireland's Great Hunger Museum is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations are tax deductible.

Donate online

Complete our online giving form below:

Donate by mail

Mail a check (made payable to “Ireland's Great Hunger Museum”) to the following address:

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

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Singing a tune

Declan O’Rourke performs his new album “Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine” at the museum, November 2, 2017. Donations to the museum help fund programs including lectures, children's events and musical performances.

Annual Funding Opportunities

Annual Funding Opportunities


Levels

$100 – supports a children’s art activity at the museum (10-15 children)

$250 – supports a children’s event (music, magic, storytelling)

$500 – supports a lecture program (scholarly, book signing, genealogy and others)
(Includes name recognition on the IGHM website and two reserved seats)

$1,000 – supports a musical event at the museum
(Includes name recognition on the IGHM website and two reserved seats)

$1,500 – supports a lecture by an international scholar or artist
(Includes name recognition on the IGHM website and two reserved seats)

$2,500 – supports a premier music event at the museum
(Includes name recognition on the IGHM website and four reserved seats)

$5,000 – helps to support the publishing of one Famine Folio (ongoing series)
(Includes name recognition in folio and on the IGHM website and four signed copies of the folio)

Special Project Opportunities

Special Project Funding Opportunities


Levels

$10,000 and up – supports future acquisitions (paintings, sculpture, multimedia, drawings, etc.)
(Includes name recognition wherever the work is on display and on the IGHM website)

$25,000 – supports the development of a video for children to be shown at the museum and available for schools (ages 10 and up)
(Includes name recognition and private viewing of the video followed by a reception at the museum for 10 people)

$50,000 and up – lead sponsor for a new exhibition at the museum or for a traveling exhibition to Ireland or elsewhere
(Includes name recognition and private reception at the museum for 20 people prior to the opening of the exhibition)

For more information, contact Ryan Mahoney at ryan.mahoney@qu.edu or 203-582-6573.