Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund are not only vital for the daily operations of the Sculpture Park and Museum, but help sustain the ongoing exhibition schedule and educational programs enjoyed by thousands of individuals and families each year. Annual Fund contributions provide critical, unrestricted support to the future of deCordova. These generous gifts celebrate deCordova's presence in the contemporary art world, as well as the institution's leadership and innovation in art education. Give to the Annual Fund today!


Gifts of Securities

Support deCordova through a gift of security.  Click here for deCordova's stock transfer instructions. Donors are encouraged to the Development Office at 781.259.3621 or when a gift of securities is expected to be transfered. Notification will ensure the timely and accurate processing of the gift and acknowledgement letter. 



An endowed gift to deCordova ensures that the Museum's future will be robust and stable so that it may sustain its place in the art world. Income from these invested funds is used for the endowed fund's restricted purpose, with the principal amount protected in perpetuity. To make an endowed gift contact Jennifer Klahn, Deputy Director for External Affairs, at 781.259.3628 or


Planned Gifts

Julian de Cordova generously left his home, gallery, and art collection to establish the Sculpture Park and Museum in his last will and testament, written in 1930. Consider following de Cordova's footsteps by making your own planned gift to deCordova. Contact Jennifer Klahn at 781.259.3628 or for more information.


Matching Gifts

Many companies will match gifts made to non-profit organizations. Gifts to deCordova through a matching gift program will double your support to the Museum. Please ask your employer for eligibility requirements, guidelines, and the appropriate matching gift forms. Once you have received the matching gift form from your employer, complete the employee portion of the form, and we will do the rest.


Gifts in Kind

DeCordova welcomes gifts in kind, such as computers, vehicles, books, wine and more. While we are not able to assess the tax-deductible portion of these gifts, they are very much appreciated. Contact the Development Office at 781.259.3621 or for more information.




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