As a nonprofit institution, the American Swedish Historical Museum relies on the generosity of its friends and supporters to meet the costs of providing programs and services, year-round, to thousands of local, national, and international visitors.

For more information, please call us at 215-389-1776, or email

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Individual Support

Annual Appeal: Support the ASHM's daily operations through this important campaign.

Donate Now! There are three easy options for making an Annual Appeal Donation:

1. Make a secure payment to the Museum online.

2. Call the Museum at 215-389-1776, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., to contribute over the phone.

3. Mail a check to: Annual Appeal Donation, American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19145

Planned Giving: Make a Planned Gift to the Museum. What matters most is what the you want to accomplish with the gift. The American Swedish Historical Museum is happy to help donors evaluate their giving options and consider their opportunities. Read more >>

Celebration Gifts: Make a contribution in honor of a friend or relative, for the holidays, or other special event. We will send along your wishes with an ASHM card notifying them of your contribution in their honor.

Gifts in memory: Many people honor the memory of a friend or relative who has died by giving a gift to ASHM.

Gifts inkind: Are you down-sizing? The museum often has needs for tools, equipment and supplies that you may no longer need. Please contact Tracey Beck, Executive Director, for a current list of items the ASHM in seeking.

Corporate Matching: Matching gifts can double or even triple your gift to the American Swedish Historical Museum...without increasing your own obligation! See if your workplace offers a corporate matching program! Read more >>

Corporate Support

Sponsor one of the ASHM's most visible events, an exhibition or our children's programs. Contact Tracey Beck, Executive Director, to discuss current sponsorship opportunities.

Corporate Entertaining: Hold a distinctive private event at the Museum.
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