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Areas of giving

Areas of Giving

Memorial, Tribute, or In Honor - are gifts made in memory of one who has passed or living.

A memorial gift is made at the death of an individual benefiting a charitable organization selected by the deceased or the deceased’s family and friends. “In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Armstrong Air & Space Museum” is a memorial designation often seen in an obituary.

In Honor donations are made honor a living person.

Armstrong Air & Space Museum acknowledges all gifts received sending a letter to the donor. Then each month, a letter is sent to the next of kin listing all those who have donated in their loved one’s memory without the gift amount.

Example: Donations received in memory of: John Smith
Mr. & Mrs. John Doe
1 Main St
Anywhere, OH 11111

Volunteering
All are invited to volunteer their time and energy giving tours, organize fundraising activities, and helping with special projects are a few of the various opportunities available.

One Giant Leap
The major components of the $4.5 million Armstrong Air & Space Museum’s expansion and renovation project include the following enhancements:

  • Expand and renovate the existing museum building, now approaching 50 years old, to address deficiencies in visitor traffic flow and overall museum operational capabilities

  • Improve the Armstrong Air & Space Museum’s exhibits, making them both more interactive and more inclusive of 21st century aerospace exploration themes

  • Establish a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Education Program, which will offer a variety of outcome-oriented learning programs, with an emphasis on students in grades 6-12

Education & Programming
Donors are needed for us to provide year-round education programs for all generations

Exhibits & Collections
Help us maintain our permanent and temporary collections providing for new and exciting visits

Holiday Light Celebration
Brighten the Holidays for others providing funds for the purchase of new displays and maintenance of the existing displays

Operations
Donations to the Operations benefit each and every area including education events, programming, maintain the grounds, and the general upkeep.