Wills and Trusts

Gift in Will or Living Trust

Want to leave a legacy by supporting the museums efforts to sustain and expand quilting.

A simple, flexible way to ensure we are able to maintain and expand museum programs for years to come is a gift in your will or living trust, knows as a charitable bequest. A charitable bequest is one or two sentences in your will or living trust that leave The National Quilt Museum a specific item, an amount of money, or a percentage of your estate.

By including a charitable bequest to The National Quilt Museum in your will or living trust, you are ensuring that we can:

  1. Continue providing extraordinary in-facility and travelling quilt and fiber art exhibits.
  2. Continue providing youth and adult education programs that introduce thousands of people per year to quilting.
  3. Continue being a leader in the effort to preserve the work of today’s quilters for decades to come.

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor

Please include your name, address, and phone number.


The National Quilt Museum is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. In some cases, there are tax benefits to donating to the museum. These benefits are state specific. Please contact an accountant or tax advisor for more information. This information in not tax and financial advice. Unless otherwise documented, all donations go to the museums general fund.


Your Contribution at Work...

These kids in this picture are participating in The National Quilt Museum's Quilt Camp.

Every summer, kids from 7 to 17 participate in Quilt Camp.There are three skill level camps: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced where campers will make a quilt project to keep.

Campers choose their own fabrics, learn to use a sewing machine, rotary cutters, how to quilt and how to tie a quilt. Campers also explore the Museum galleries. For many, this is the first step in a like long love affair with quilting.