Getting Involved

Getting involved at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is easy and fun! Here are a few ways:

Volunteer Your Time

Give your time to help with children's programs, tours, or special events.

Become a Friend of the Museum

Become a member of the museum. The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History relies heavily on our friends and neighbors in the Brazos Valley and beyond! Membership comes with benefits, and your gift is tax-deductible.

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Donate

IRA Charitable Rollovers

Through 2009, older Americans may contribute directly to the Museum from their individual retirement accounts, thanks to a provision in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (H.R.1424), signed into law on October 3, 2008.

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Matching Gifts

You may work for a corporation that offers a matching gift program of current employees, spouses, retirees and surviving spouses of retirees. A matching grant program may make it possible for you to double or triple the value of your contribution by following your employer’s matching gift procedures.

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Planned Giving

How can you leave a legacy to your community, one that will have a meaningful impact on a worthy organization? You may want to consider contributing to the long-term financial stability of the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History with a planned gift or making provisions for the Museum in your estate plans.

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IRS Regulations for End of Year Donations

IRS regulations require that end of year donations be determined by the postmark on the envelope in which the check is mailed or by the bank generated transaction form for on-line giving. The date on a check does not count. Donations receipted for 2008 must be post marked / processed on-line, on or before December 31, 2008. Donations receipted for 2009 must be post marked / processed on-line, on or before December 31, 2009. And so on. Thank you for your understanding. Please consult your tax preparer or IRS representative for more information.