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  • Donation Stories: Cincinnati Reds No. 2

  • We donated 250 masks... because that's what neighbors do

  • Donation Stories: Tom Constanten - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Grateful Dead

  • Donation Stories: LBJ Memorabilia

  • Jimi Hendrix Guitar Donation

  • Donation Stories: Ms. Yi's Donations

  • Donation Stories: Cincinnati Reds No. 3

  • Guest Stories: Kelley Mae and Elizabeth

  • Donation Stories: Cincinnati Reds No. 5

  • Led Zeppelin Guitar Donation!

  • Donation Stories: Cincinnati Reds No. 6

  • Tiara Brown Glove Signing and Donation

  • Garden Sculpture

  • Donation Stories: Cincinnati Reds No. 8

  • Donation Stories: Doll Collection

  • Donation Stories: Cincinnati Reds No. 4

  • Donation Stories: Fox Family

  • Donation Stories: Gary's Audio Gear!

  • Donation Stories: Cincinnati Reds

  • LBJ Inaugural Letter

  • Tiara Brown at the O Street Museum

  • Donation Story: Treasures from Sean

  • The Shakespeare Corner

  • Art at the O Museum in the Mansion

  • Cool Artifact

Volunteer

More than business, O Museum is a way of life. it is not about us, the "house" or our employees, it is about our guests. As a small private museum, we combine art, architecture, literature and inspiration to craft an exhilarating, entertaining experience for all who visit. First and foremost, we strive to put our guests first; immersing them in music, art, literature, architecture and creativity. We create an experience that inspires each and every individual in a positive way. It is a place where dreams come true and where imagination is the rule, not the exception.

As an extension of our family and the creative process, you need to be: selfless, self-motivated, able to follow procedures, flexible, have blind faith, lots of ambition, and drive.

We always have room for creative, passionate, hardworking people. to accommodate a global footprint, many of our teammates telecommute from around the world.

If you have talent or expertise to lend, don't worry about your location. send us your resume, a short video or audio tape (or even your youtube links) on how you think you can help and why you want to join our team.

Applicants that display heart and a desire to learn will be considered for volunteer and docent opportunities.

There are no paid employees or board members. Everyone is a volunteer.

Cyber Volunteer   Volunteer

Sponsor a Hero or Artist

Expressing love is a risk.  Same with opening our doors with our on-going artists and heroes-in-residence program.  But for those of us who allow our dreams to transform and become reality, there is no risk.   By helping others, by sharing our world, what may be risk to some is simply the pursuit of passion and mission to us.

When you sponsor a hero and/or artist you are helping to provide them an opportunity to rest, recover, and rediscover their heart and muse.  By offering respite to artists, service people, first responders and all those who are giving of themselves to serve others, we can give them hope - and each of us - a chance to renew, create and grow.

Become a Sponsor

Monthly Donor

Our monthly donors' program, is a wonderful way to provide the reliable support that is so vital to supporting the foundation, exhibits and our Heroes and Artists-in-Residence program.

Preserving and sharing the creative process is an on-going venture; and to successfully accomplish that, we rely on steady, predictable funding.

When you make a monthly commitment to the O Street Museum Foundation, it means our curators and staff can remain focused on exploring and sharing all forms of creative expression.

How it works:

  • You determine the amount you would like to give each month
  • We will charge your pledge to your credit card each month (charges are made on or around the same date each month)
  • We will send you an e-mail each month, confirming the charge was made
  • Each January, we will send you an annual giving statement which can be used for tax purposes
  • Your membership will automatically renew each year
  • It's simple, secure and one of the best ways that you can support the O Street Museum Foundation

Many donors choose to have their monthly gift charged to a credit card. This option is most efficient as it creates a seamless transaction for all. You can use our safe and secure online form to become a monthly donor with a credit card today.

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Corporate Giving

Corporations are an important component of the Museum's funding and outreach. Annual revenue from our corporate sponsors provides critical support for the Museum's operations, including community access, diversity initiatives, and conservation efforts.

Aligning your brand with the O Street Museum Foundation offers your corporation a unique opportunity to broaden awareness, meet your marketing goals and build loyal ties in the commuity.

O Street Museum Foundation proudly works with it's sponsors to develop strategic programs that directly support their individual marketing and philanthropic goals, including:

  • Art leasing
  • Artist in residence
  • Client hospitality
  • Corporate partner program
  • Event & exhibit sponsorship
  • Naming
  • Philanthropic & in-kind gifts
  • Program sponsorship

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Naming Opportunities

We believe in celebrating your good work. By making a significant donation to the O Street Museum Foundation you or your organization could be honored through many of our naming opportunities:

  • Anniversary Concert
  • Building
  • Museum Programs Including:
    • Artist-in-Residence
    • Heroes
    • Jammin'
  • Room Dedication
  • Intimate Music & Speakers Series

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Planned Giving

Planned gifts are a wonderful way to participate and support the O Street Museum throughout your life and beyond. These gifts provide the resources that create extraordinary opportunities for heroes, artists, musicians and patrons alike.

There are many ways for you to leave a legacy that reflects how the O Street Museum has enriched your life:

Art, Artifacts, Memorabilia and Personal Property

Gifts of art, artifacts, memorabilia or other personal property are always welcome. If you are considering such a gift, please contact us.

Bequests

One of the simplest ways to support the O Street Museum, a bequest provides a gift for the museum in your will or trust. A bequest is not subject to Federal or state estate or inheritance taxes and is deductible in calculating your taxable estate.

Life Insurance & Retirement Fund Accounts

You can provide now for a future gift to the museum by naming the O Street Museum Foundation as beneficiary of your life insurance and/or retirement plan. Naming the Foundation as beneficiary is a seemless, cost effective way to ensure your gift is administered to your specifications.

Real Estate

Donating your residential, commercial or undeveloped property will be used to support the Museum while providing you with excellent tax benefits and reducing the responsibilities of ownership.

Remainder Trust

Establishing a charitable remainder trust is a great way to ensure you and your loved ones receive designated regular lifetime payments and the O Street Museum Foundation receives the remainder at the end of the life of the trust.

Securities

Donating appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual funds is quick, simple and may provide you with significant tax benefits.

If you have questions on how you can provide future gifts to the Museum, please contact us.

Please consult your financial advisor when considering a donation.

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Heartfelt partners

American Forest Foundation
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
Americana Music Association
Bold Collaborative
Boys & Girls Clubs
Children's National Medical Center
Churchill
Colage
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
DC Chamber of Commerce
Gibson Foundation
Girl Scouts
Habitat for Humanity
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
Johns Hopkins University
Library of Congress
Music FIRST
Pediatric Aids HIVS Care
Police Foundation
Ready Willing and Working
Relief International
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Rosa & Raymond Parks
sixth & i
Solas Nua
The Salvation Army
YMCA
Member of GuideStar and DC Chamber of Commerce

Historic Site on The African American Heritage Trail
Historic Site on The African American Heritage Trail

Thank you to our generous supporters

Rock Star Supporters

Al Kooper
Aloha Pool Service
Anonymous
Chris Dorsey
Cyril Neville
Darius Rucker
Emmylou Harris
Esperanza Spalding
Felix Cavaliere
Google
Hootie & The Blowfish
HubSpot, Inc.
JD Souther
Mark Bryan
Morris Family Foundation
Paul Williams
Richard & Susan Bloch
Richard Gusler
Sony Music
The Kristina and William Catto Foundation

Platinum Record Supporters

Alvin Stenzel
Castellini Foundation
SMART Technologies
Susan Thomases
The Mansion on O Street
The Potomac Fund

Gold Record Supporters

Al Tiramisu
Beckstrom Family Fund
Cincinatti Reds Hall of Fame & Museum
D.C. Housing & Finance
Flora L. Thornton Foundation
John Dillon
Larry Kramer Family Fund
Rebecca Bentzinger
Susie Markland

Top 40 Supporters

Individuals

Adi Karisik
Alejandro Escovedo
Andrew Prevost
Anonymous
Chuck & Rose Lane Leavell
Dan Navarro
Dave Copps
Debbie Ratner
Dr. Carolyn B. Rudd
Heather Gerum & Brent Schrader
Kimberly Eley
Mark & Brenda Moore
Pedro Alfonso
Richard Turner
Rob Halligan
Ronald Taylor
Roy Beaumont
Ted Spero
Tom Constanten
Tom Gallagher
Tracy Halliday
William Alsop, III

Corporate

Bicast
Chasing Dragons
CRP, Inc.
D.C. Lottery
DC09 Veterans Services Corp
Dynamic Concepts Inc.
Fox Rothschild, LLC
H Street Community Development Corp
Karin's Florist
Linder Global Events
M&T Bank
MB Moore Foundation
MDB Communications
PIR Marketing
Reed Smith
Republic National D.C.
Reston Limousine
Spirits Investment Partners
U Street Valet
Wilson-Epes Printing
Z Stein Law