Please make all gifts out to the Ohio Historical Society. If you wish to designate your gift, please include a note with the name of the project, program, or site of your choice. All undesignated gifts will be contributed to the Annual Fund and will be used where funds are needed the most.
Ohio Historical Society
ATTN: Institutional Advancement
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211
You can reach the Office of Institutional Advancement at 614.297.2320.
Designate Your Gift
Our dedicated staff can help you find the best fit and purpose for your gift. Please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 614.297.2320 and we can discuss options and ideas with you. You can also find a list of priority projects to choose from here.
You can increase the value of your contribution through the power of a matching gift. Please contact your employer's Human Resources department to determine if your donation can be matched and to obtain the appropriate paperwork.
Gifts of Stock
Our staff can help you give stock or other appreciated securities that you have owned for at least one year. You can deduct your cost, plus your capital gain up to 30 percent of your adjusted gross income. Please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 614.297.2320 for information on having your gift electronically transferred to the Ohio Historical Society Foundation via our brokerage firm.
Gifts through Estate or Wills
Through a planned gift you can make a much larger charitable contribution than you may have thought possible. Our staff can help you determine the best options for you but first, you may want to review some of the most common options available here.