The Ringling can only thrive with the generous support of individuals, corporations and sponsors. These gifts and pledges ensure the Museum continues to provide exceptional exhibitions, programming and performances throughout the year. Review the options below to learn how you can support the Ringling Museum today or call the Development Office at 941.359.5821.
2. By Fax or Mail: Donation Form (Please be advised to not send credit card information through email, but rather via fax, mail or telephone.)
If you wish to help The Ringling and give the flexibility to use the gift where the current need is greatest, give the gift unrestricted. In this way, The Ringling can apply your gift where most needed. Simply write “unrestricted” on the check memo line.
These gifts usually involve the expertise of an attorney, CPA or financial advisor, and can often be the most beneficial gifts to the donor. If you would like to explore this option, please telephone and we can discuss options available for your consideration.
Corporations might wish to fund an exhibit, a speaker series, or a specific project. Please call and we can discuss those options with you.
Employer Matching Gifts
Some corporations will match the gifts of their current or previous employees. The restrictions and amount of the match vary greatly but we will be most happy to help you obtain the needed information.
It is possible to sponsor, as an individual, a group or a business, different activities at The Ringling – from exhibitions to speaker series or productions at the Historic Asolo Theater. Please call for more information.
Gifts in Kind
These gifts can be works of art, books, furniture. They are not cash gifts. Acceptance criteria varies greatly but we would be most happy to discuss with you.
Donate by Mail
If you wish to mail a check (no cash, please), please include written instructions on how you wish the gift to be used. If there are no instructions, the gift will be used for the area of the current greatest need – in other words, it will be unrestricted. Either write the purpose on the memo line of the check or include a signed and dated note with instructions.