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Conner Prairie is a place that inspires people of all ages to experience and learn more about science, history, art and nature; a place where the past is used to connect, learn and grow; a place where the past illuminates and inspires the future. Conner Prairie is a place like no other, a place that relies on generous supporters like you. 

Philanthropic support comes in all shapes and sizes – from one-time gifts to our museum to planned estate gifts. You can support Conner Prairie through a donor membership or in honor of a loved one. Learn more about the ways to give below. 

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Ways to Give

When you support the Mission Impact Fund, you are making possible the many activities and experiences that take place at Conner Prairie. Your generosity is crucial in providing field trips for students, food for animals, historic clothing, and much more.
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Make a lasting philanthropic impact by joining the Conner Society. Conner Society donors provide Conner Prairie with the stability and support necessary for our Museum to grow and thrive. Learn More!

Support Conner Prairie with a meaningful philanthropic gift, while enjoying the benefits of membership. Donors provide Conner Prairie with the stability and support necessary for our museum to grow and thrive. Learn more about becoming an Explorer member. Learn More!

Donor-Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds are a great way to make a gift to your favorite charity. You can make a gift directly to Conner Prairie from your donor-advised fund by clicking the link below:

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Honoring Conner Prairie with an estate gift lights the path for the future, creating an everlasting legacy and making a profound statement of belief in the work Conner Prairie does. Learn more about becoming a member of the Lantern Legacy Society. Learn More!

Giving a Tribute Gift to Conner Prairie is a thoughtful way to honor someone special, remember a loved one, or celebrate a special occasion. If you wish, upon receipt of your gift, Conner Prairie will send a special notice to an honoree of your choosing. Learn More!