How to make a Donation to the NDGA
Types of Donations
The NDGA is in need of donations, but the donations can take
many forms. Here are just some of the ways you can make a
significant contribution to the NDGA and its mission of preserving
America's Glass Manufacturing heritage.
- Make a donation of cash. Always useful, and always
- Make a donation of glass. The National Glass
Collection is growing, and your contribution will aid our
- Make a donation of Books or Periodicals. Especially
out-of-print materials, which retain immense value to the history
of glassmaking and glass collecting.
- Make a donation of glass manufacturing apparatus. This
might include molds, glassmaker's tools, etc.
- Make a donation of advertisements and advertising
material related to glass manufacturers. This might take the form
of magazine ads, store displays, signs, etc.
- Submit an article for publication in the News &
Views or on the web site. Take the time to research and share
your views and ideas, and the fruits of your own
- Volunteer to help out at the Convention, or in the
immense task of cataloging and caring for the National Collection
itself. Our organization consists entirely of volunteers, and
your time is one of the most valuable donations you can
- Volunteer to run for Office. We need our membership to
contribute to the NDGA in the form of leadership. New leaders
mean new ideas. New ideas keep an organization from becoming
stale. Donate your time and expertise for the benefit of all of
us. Send an email to
VicePresident@NDGA.net or the Nominating Committee
Chairperson or any of the officers listed on our About Us page.
Of course, donations can be made "In Memory Of" or even
anonymously. There are funds specifically directed towards the
National Glass Collection and the
forms for those donations are found on a separate page.
For general donations, the following three choices are available:
- Museum Support Fund - The Museum Support Fund is used
in the day to day operation of the museum.
- Building Fund -
Established in July 2008, donations to this fund are designated for the
purpose of acquiring a Museum for the National Collection.
- General Operating Account - this is for the normal
expenses incurred by the NDGA, and is the repository for any
funds not specifically targeted to any of the above
Making a Donation in person
For those of you who would like information regarding
contributions, donations may be made directly to the Acquisition
officers and members of the Board of Directors will aid in these
efforts. To contact the
Acquisition Committee Chairperson or a Board Member, visit our
NDGA Information page.
Donations of Cash
You can easily make a donation of cash to the National
Collection. We also accept donations made by PayPal®. You'll
order to have the PayPal application work.
Click here to make a donation via PayPal.
If you wish to make a donation via cash or check to support the Museum efforts, here is a
cash donation form
which allows you to specify all the information needed, and serves also as a
receipt for your donation, which will be acknowledged by a representative of the NDGA and returned to you.
Click here for the form you can
use for non-monetary donations, such as glass, books,
advertisements, glassmaking tools, etc.,. The form is in PDF®
format which makes it very easy to print on your printer, and the
address to which the donation may be sent is on the form.