Philanthropy

“Conner Prairie is our happy place”

May 2, 2024

For Tom and Linda Huser, Conner Prairie is their “happy place.” As long-time volunteers and Conner Society donors, the Husers appreciate seeing the impact they have as Conner Prairie continues…

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Partnering to Protect the White River: Conner Prairie and the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

April 18, 2024

Pictured here: David Hillman, Senior Program Officer at Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, at Treetop Outpost. For 22 years, the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has provided more than $1.2…

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Preserving the Past & Building the Future: McAdams Foundation and Mission Impact Fund

March 21, 2024

Kathleen McAdams has had a unique connection with Conner Prairie throughout her life, from attending special events to shuffling grandkids to and from Adventure Camp. Today, Kathleen’s connection to Conner…

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From employee to donor: Why Sally McGuffey supports Conner Prairie

February 8, 2024
Sally McGuffey standing next to the Prairietown entrance sign

Unlike many donors, Sally McGuffey’s journey to becoming a Conner Prairie donor didn’t start with a school field trip—in fact, it began when she accepted a position on the fundraising…

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Indiana Corn Marketing Council’s commitment to Conner Prairie

December 12, 2023

The Indiana Corn Marketing Council is a statewide organization that strives to enhance the value of corn for Indiana corn farmers. The Council educates the public about agriculture, promotes new…

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Conner Prairie Alliance focuses on the work of Becky Brammer

October 26, 2023

What do you do when your last child leaves for college and takes with her one of your major volunteer opportunities? That was the question facing Rebecca (Becky) Brammer in…

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Apple Chutney

October 22, 2023

Apple Chutney What you’ll need: Instructions:

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Baked Brie with Tomato Preserves

October 21, 2023

Baked Brie with Tomato Preserves What you’ll need: Instructions

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Apple Sauce with Maple Cream

October 20, 2023

Apple Sauce with Maple Cream Recipe What you’ll need: Instructions: Try with the Apple Store’s 1/2 price bruised apples.

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Reasons the Power of Philanthropy Provides Endless Opportunities

November 14, 2022

Happy National Philanthropy Day! Each year on November 15, community organizations around the country celebrate the importance of working together for the common good. Today, we reflect on the power…

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Apple Butter Brandy Meatballs

October 30, 2022

Apple Butter Bandy Meatballs Recipe What you’ll need: Meatballs: Sauce: Instructions:

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Honeycrisp Apple & Broccoli Salad

October 7, 2022
Apple Broccoli Salad

Honeycrisp Apple & Broccoli Salad What you’ll need: Salad: Dressing: Instructions:

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Investing in the next generation

July 5, 2022
Family playing with the wooden stilts

At Conner Prairie, we strive to inspire curiosity and foster learning for kids of all ages. We invest in the next generation. And we’re able to do that through high-quality,…

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The Impact of the Conner Prairie Alliance

June 1, 2022

I joined the Conner Prairie Alliance in 2009. At the time, my daughter Katy was a new youth interpreter, and I wanted to support the museum’s mission, particularly its outreach…

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Philanthropy is Personal

March 21, 2022

But humility can hold us back, it can keep us from making human connections and telling the stories others need to hear to be inspired by the mission of our community agencies. Now is the time to reshape our humility and to talk about our passions.

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Exciting look at ticket improvements

February 22, 2022

From an upcoming streamlined ticket purchase experience to our digital membership cards, we are upgrading our technology to give you a better way to step into the story.

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Moscow Mule

October 20, 2021

Moscow Mule Recipe What you’ll need: Instructions:

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The Will To Plan

October 15, 2021
Father and daughter enjoying a hay ride

The term “family” means different things to different people, and I fully understand and appreciate that.  Regardless of your definition, I imagine your family is the most important thing to…

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Hasselback Apples

October 6, 2021

Hasselback Apples Recipe What You’ll Need: Instructions:

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New Adult Volunteers Encouraged to Join the Conner Prairie Alliance!

September 23, 2021
Conner Prairie Alliance members dipping caramel apples in the Conner Prairie Apple Store

The Conner Prairie Alliance is excited to re-open its annual Apple Store at Conner Prairie on September 15th and is accepting new adult members into the Conner Prairie Alliance!   As…

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Endless Exploration: Your Conner Prairie Membership

September 10, 2021
Guests Playing A Game With Prairietown Interpreter

“Hey, Conner Prairie, when can we come back?” This is a question asked by many intrepid explorers at the end of busy days spent at Conner Prairie. Frankly, they make…

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Apple Butter Coffee Cake

April 28, 2020
Apple Butter Coffee Cake

The Apple Store at Conner Prairie Presents: Apple Butter Coffee Cake What You’ll Need: Instructions:

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Apple Corn Muffins

April 27, 2020
Apple Corn Muffins

Apple Corn Muffins Recipe What You’ll Need: Instructions:

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Turkey Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese

April 27, 2020
TAC Grilled Cheese

Turkey Apple and Cheddar Grilled Cheese Recipe What You’ll Need: Instructions:

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Chicken Curry Soup

April 24, 2020
Chicken Curry Soup

Chicken Curry Soup Recipe What You’ll Need: Instructions:

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Autumn Flatbread

April 24, 2020
Autumn Flatbread

Learn how to make our Autumn Flatbread What You’ll Need:

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