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DONATE TO THE HUNTER

Our visitors, members, and corporate supporters make it possible for the Hunter Museum to connect people of all backgrounds to creativity, knowledge, and ideas. Thank you for helping the Hunter Museum, a cultural gem since 1952, serve the community through your generous donation.

LICENSE PLATE PROGRAM

The Hunter Museum is one of more than 700 organizations across the state that receives support from the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC). Through the specialty license plate program, its primary funding source, TAC has been able to provide significant financial support to the museum since 1967. A specialty license plate costs $35 per year, and you can exchange your current plate for a specialty plate anytime. Please help TAC support the Hunter by purchasing a specialty plate. Every time someone purchases a specialty license plate in Tennessee, 40% of the proceeds from the sale of that plate go directly to TAC. For each sale of an arts-themed specialty license plate, TAC receives 90% of the proceeds!

MATCH YOUR GIFT

VOLUNTEER

The Hunter is always looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to join the museum. Volunteers are vital in making it possible for the Hunter to offer compelling educational programs for all ages and use art and creativity as forces for positive community change in Chattanooga. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities with time commitments suitable for everyone, including working adults and students.

 

ENDOWMENT FUNDS

Operating Endowment

The Hunter Endowment Fund ensures the museum’s long-term success. Your contribution will help bring art to life for the entire community to enjoy in perpetuity.

Ruth S Holmberg Exhibitions Endowment

Your gift to the Exhibitions Endowment will support the Hunter’s commitment to acquiring exceptional works of art.

TRIBUTE & MEMORIAL GIVING

DONATE THROUGH YOUR IRA

Do you own an Individual Retirement Account (IRA)? Will you be taking a required minimum distribution before year-end? If you are in the fortunate position of not needing your distribution for living expenses and are charitably inclined, you may be able to avoid income tax on your required withdrawal by donating your money directly to a qualified 501(c)(3) organization such as the Hunter Museum of American Art.

 

IRA owners must be age 70 1/2 or older to make a tax-free charitable contribution. Those who meet the age requirement can transfer up to $100,000 per year directly from an IRA to an eligible charity without paying income tax on the transaction. If you file a joint tax return, your spouse can also make a charitable contribution of up to $100,000, meaning couples can exclude up to $200,000 of their retirement savings from income tax if they donate it to charity. Qualified charitable contributions must be made by December 31 each year in order to exclude that amount from taxable income.

 

The Hunter Museum of American Art is a 501(c) (3) organization, EIN 62-0511893. Please contact the Hunter’s Development Office at 423.267.0968 for more information or to answer any questions.

APPRECIATED SECURITIES

DONATING ART

PLANNED GIVING

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