The White Whale at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

Annual Fund

Our supporters, all 3,000 strong, lift this organization on their shoulders every year. You, and others who equally appreciate the importance of history, art, and science, donate 70% of the total funds needed to run our efficient $3.3 million annual program. Thank you in advance for this massive and generous endorsement of our mission.

2016 is symbolically important. Dubbed “The Year of the Lagoda” in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Bourne Building and its model bark, you can expect more top-quality initiatives from your Museum. Look for a new kids’ discovery center, a major new ecology focus, a blockbuster William Bradford exhibition, and new project-based STEAM programs.

 A recent accolade from the parents of one of our High School Apprentices said, “…the Museum is one of the precious jewels of our city. Please continue what you are doing!” Your contribution to the Annual Fund will answer this call and allow the important work conducted in education, exhibitions, and community-building to thrive. Please give as generously as you can.

 We hope that you too will give to the 2015 Annual Fund. Donations are fully tax-deductible. Gifts over $100 will be recognized in the Annual Report.

Thank you for your support!


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