Ways to Give
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and Carriage House, a New York historic estate located in the Bronx

Contributions to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum provide vital general operating support that underwrite the care of Bartow-Pell's collection, living collection and makes many educational and cultural programs possible. We encourage you to explore ways in which you can support our work.

Support Bartow-Pell


Making a Planned Gift

Bartow-Pell Mansion's Legacy Can Be Your Legacy

You know what Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum's irreplaceable objects, buildings, gardens and landscapes mean to you, and how they bring history to life for hundreds of visitors each year. You can help to preserve this heritage by entering into a planned giving program. This can be as simple as naming Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in your will, or starting a program of giving now which might include more sophisticated techniques in the future. By including Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in your charity plan, you can help to ensure that future generations experience this rich legacy. Exploring the wigwam, feeling the serenity of the garden, listening to music in the conservatory, walking the trails, or participating in a program at the mansion. This historic site provides insight into our past, present, and future.

If you or your financial advisor would like information on naming Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in your will or other planned giving opportunities, please contact:

Ellen Bruzelius, Executive Director 718-885-1461

Establishing a Named Endowment

Help Secure the Future of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Named endowment funds are a meaningful way to honor a loved one, celebrate a family's commitment to history, or recognize the contribution of a foundation or corporation. Such funds provide crucial financial support, in perpetuity, for Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum's important work.

Income generated by named endowments can be applied to general operations or targeted to a specific use, such as the presentation of a school education program, the care of a garden, or the preservation of a historic structure. Recognition options vary depending on amount of the principal and the nature of the use. To discuss a named endowment opportunity tailored to your particular interests, please contact:

Ellen Bruzelius, Executive Director 718-885-1461

Matching Gifts

Very often companies will match employees' contributions to cultural organizations. Because employers consider matching gifts to be a benefit of employment, your company's human resources department or personnel office is the most likely source for specific information. If you are eligible to have your gift to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum matched by your company, simply complete the matching gift form provided by your employer and send it with your gift. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum will process the company form and notify you when the match is received.

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