Giving to Aurora Historical Society
The Aurora Historical Society relies on donations to support its operations and is not tax funded. Operations are supported by donations made by individuals and businesses as well as grants from funding organizations including units of government. You can support the Aurora Historical Society by donating money, artifacts, or time.
Giving appreciated securities is an easy way to support our organization and may also provide you with the ability to give more than you thought possible.
If you would like to make a gift of appreciated securities, please contact us for instructions to provide to your broker.
If you are 70 1/2 or better, you can support our efforts of Giving The Past A Future and continuing to tell The Aurora Story by making making a charitable distribution from your IRA. You can meet your required minimum distribution (RMD) as well as reduce your taxable income by up to $100,000 per year.
Supporting the Aurora Historical Society through an existing Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a wonderful way to support the Society through your existing philanthropic vehicle. Make a suggestion to your fund’s administrator for a grant to the Aurora Historical Society via your regular process.