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For more than 175 years, the generosity of our donors has enabled the Maryland Center for History and Culture to collect, preserve, and share authentic content and artifacts that connect the public to Maryland’s unique place in the American experience. Only through your financial contributions can we continue to provide resources and experiences through our museum, library, education programs, and statewide programming.

Annual Fund

Donations to the Maryland Center for History and Culture directly impact the scope of our collections care, research initiatives, and public programming. Your gift ensures MCHC remains an accessible, statewide resource and a destination for inspiration.


Gifts of Stocks or Securities

Gifts of appreciated stocks and securities can be more cost effective than gifts of cash. Learn how to make your donation today.


Planned Giving

Your history lives on by joining The Benefactor’s Circle.


Corporate Supporters & Partners

Join a unique group of dedicated corporations and businesses who are advancing their business goals while also helping to preserve Maryland’s past.


Friends of the Press

Since 2005, Friends of the Press has raised funds to bring new titles into print. Join us in filling in the unwritten pages of Maryland history.


Item Donations

We strive to share stories of Marylanders through art, objects, and archival material at the Maryland Center of History and Culture. Community generosity helps us achieve that goal.


Volunteer Opportunities

Our dedicated volunteers make our mission possible and allow current and future generations of visitors to be inspired by our collection and our collective past.


The Maryland Center for History and Culture is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our tax identification number is 52-0403670.  If you have any questions, please contact the Advancement Team, at or 410-685-3750, ext. 319.


Annual Reports