As a non-profit organization 501(c)(3), the Museum depends on the generous support of individuals and businesses to fulfill its mission. We appreciate your tax deductible donation to help us continue our preservation activities and, to support our numerous educational programs.
General Contributions and Tributes We have several ways that you can make a donation:
Donate Stock Stock donations are another way to help support the Museum. For further information please contact Mike Speciale, Executive Director at (860) 623-3305 x312 or email
Matching Corporate Contributions Many employers match charitable gifts made by their employees and retirees. We are grateful to these companies who made matching gifts to the Museum this year. Please contact your Human Resources representative to see if you are eligible to participate.
Planned Giving A bequest to the New England Air Museum provides an enduring legacy and will help to ensure the long-term financial stability of the Museum. If you have included us in your will, thank you! We like to maintain a record of these generous actions. For further information please contact Mike Speciale at (860) 623-3305 x312 or email
In-Kind Gifts The Museum is grateful for the donation of goods or professional services. Recent in-kind donations have included tools and equipment for the restoration program, landscaping services and maintenance work. If you or your organization would like to make such a gift, contact the Museum Director at (860) 623-3305 or email
Donate Items to Our Collection A wonderful way to support the Museum is to donate aviation or aerospace-related artifacts. If you have items you would like to donate, please contact the Museum Director at (860) 623-3305 X312 or email
to discuss possibilities. (Please see Terms of Donation below).
All donors will receive a Donation Confirmation which can be used for tax purposes. Donations are non-refundable.
TERMS OF DONATION A receipt to the donor will acknowledge with gratitude, the donation of item(s) to the New England Air Museum. In doing do, the donor relinquishes all claims to the items and understands that the Museum becomes the sole owner of the item(s). The donor is hereby held harmless as to the condition or functioning of the item(s) and makes no warranty or guarantee either expressed or implied. It is further understood that the Museum is under no obligation or restriction regarding display, use, retention, or disposition of the items. In the case of original works of authorship (unpublished manuscripts, paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, etc.) all copyrights, real or implied, held by the donor are hereby relinquished to the New England Air Museum. Since the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association, Inc. d/b/a New England Air Museum is a nonprofit, educational institution within the scope of federal statute 501(c)(3), the value of the donated item(s) can be considered a charitable contribution. The responsibility for establishing the value of the donated item(s), however, is borne entirely by the donor.
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