Support the Annual Fund

  • The Museum will be closed Sunday, April 9 in observance of Easter.

The Florence Griswold Museum relies on the generous support of many individuals and families.

There are many ways to give – from annual giving to planned giving. And of course, all donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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Demonstrate your commitment to the work of the Florence Griswold Museum by giving generously to this year’s Annual Fund.

The success of this fund – which remains the lifeblood of our public programming – can take this institution to a new level of innovation and community service. Your tax-deductible gift will help to enrich the cultural life of the entire community and region.

Download 2021 Annual Report

Gifts to the Annual Fund support the costs of such essential needs as:

Museum Collection and Exhibitions (research, collection care, conservation, special exhibits, and publications)

Educational Programs for all Ages (school programs, summer camp scholarships, lectures, workshops, education center activities, and much more)

Serving the Community (free admission days, festivals, community-based events, and offsite presentations)

Museum Facilities & Grounds (stewardship of historic buildings, care of beautiful gardens and grounds, and technology needs)

Circles of Giving

The Annual Fund is separate from Membership dues although membership is included with Annual Fund gifts of $2,500 or more. Please learn more about the operation & collections of the Museum by joining one of the Circles of Giving.

President’s Circle
$5,000 and up

Director’s Circle
$4,999 – $2,500

Curator’s Circle
$2,499 – $1,000

Friend’s Circle
All gifts up to $999

Donate to the Florence Griswold Museum

You may also download a donation form here and if you wish to pay by check (please make checks payable to Florence Griswold Museum) you may mail it to:

Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371

If you would like to pay by phone you may contact us at (860) 434-5542.

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