Annual Fund

Children participate in a Matsuri Festival at the museum.
Children participate in a Matsuri Festival at the museum. Photo by Kevin Allen.

Donations to the Annual Fund are the quickest way to put your contribution to work for the museum. The Annual Fund provides critical support for all areas of museum operations, including exhibitions, scholarship, educational programs, and care of the collections.

Ways to Give

  1. Make a secure gift online. Online gifts must be processed by 5 p.m. on December 31 to count for the current tax year.
  2. Send a check payable to the George Washington University to:

    The George Washington University
    P.O. Box 98131
    Washington, DC 20077-9756

    Please indicate your gift designation (The Textile Museum, Washingtoniana, or GW’s Fund for the Museum) on your check’s memo line. 


  3. To make your gift by phone via credit card, please call Danielle Tyson at 202-994-5242.

  4. Call Eliza Ward at 202-994-5438 for more information about how to make a gift of stock or securities.


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Matching Gifts

Ask your employer if they match charitable donations to the arts or education.