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Please Give to the OMA Endowment in Support of the Kirkpatrick Family Fund Endowment Matching Grant

DONATE TO THE OMA ENDOWMENT FUND HERE

We are so pleased to announce the Kirkpatrick Family Fund has offered the Oklahoma Museums Association an Endowment Matching Grant. As OMA turns 50 this year, we are committed to raise $10,500 and in turn, the Kirkpatrick Family Fund will match it with $3,500. The OMA endowment is held at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. The endowment began in 1996 when Mr. John E. Kirkpatrick offered OMA a matching grant to establish an endowment fund to ensure that OMA had income to support our mission to assist Oklahoma museums with their efforts to educate, inform and entertain in perpetuity. Currently our endowment balance is just over $130,000.

We love museums and we know you do too. We ask that you please consider giving an endowment gift which will be matched. Endowment funds are invested for long-term growth and eventually give back more than is put into them. In this way, your gift today will give back forever. You can give back forever by clicking here: http://bit.ly/OMA-endowment  If you prefer, you may send a check for the endowment as well. Please make the check payable to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation and mail to OCCF, PO Box 1146, OKC OK 73101-1146. In the memo line, please write fbo Oklahoma Museums Association. Your tax receipt will be acknowledged by OCCF.

OMA is very appreciative of the lead matching gift from Museum of the Red River in Idabel, Oklahoma. Henry Moy, the Quintus H. Herron Director of the Museum of the Red River, is a long-time supporter of the OMA endowment and understands its importance for long-term financial stability.  

Endowment is a great way for you to know that a larger gift will be spent wisely. Your gift will have a lasting impact, eventually far surpassing the amount of your original gift. To learn even more about leaving a legacy for the Oklahoma Museums Association, contact OMA Executive Director Brenda Granger at bgranger@okmuseums.org today.

The invested endowment fund is a permanent fund that awards grants back to our organization each year to support such items as museum training, advocacy and more. This endowment fund ensures the Oklahoma Museums Association will have a permanent source of funding every year.

Founded in 1969, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity that works with donors to create charitable funds that will benefit our community both now and in the future. An initiative of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation Trustees, the iFund grant program utilizes gifts from donors to support services for children and elderly, as well as provide access to health care. To learn more about the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, visit www.occf.org.

DONATE TO OMA HERE

The Oklahoma Museums Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization. Donations made to the Oklahoma Museums Association are always appreciated and are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Consider giving a donation in honor of or in memory of an individual. 

Donations are accepted online. There are several ways in which to support the Oklahoma Museums Association. Thank you for your support. 

Ways to Support OMA

2022 Professional Training Sponsorship Opportunities

Together, we can strengthen Oklahoma museums.

As a sponsor of professional training offered by the Oklahoma Museums Association, you will have significant impact on and ability to connect with Oklahoma’s 500+ museums throughout 2022.

The Oklahoma Museums Association sponsorship program is an opportunity to support the health of the Oklahoma museum profession while promoting your museum, organization or business to the Oklahoma museum community and beyond!

Sponsorships benefit Oklahoma museums and the communities they serve. Collaborating with OMA as a sponsor will make you proud.

Sign up now to be recognized all year and join together with us to strengthen Oklahoma museums!

Benefits continue throughout 2022, so sign up online or download the form now to be recognized.

OMA appreciates our 2022 sponsors:
Rand Elliott Architects
Shortgrass Country Museum
Smarties Trivia Night Fundraiser Sponsorship

The next Smarties Trivia Night is being planned for June 2021.  More information to come.

Annual Giving Fund Campaign

Donating through the annual giving campaign helps OMA immediately with current operating expenses. Choose to make a one-time donation or support OMA as a Monthly Sustainer.

Scholarship Fund

Donating to the OMA scholarship fund assists OMA members who might otherwise not be able to attend seminars, workshops and the Annual Fall Conference. Donate online

Endowment Fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation

Donating to the OMA endowment fund helps ensure a stable financial future for the organization. If you prefer, you can make your donation for the OMA endowment directly online at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation 

Leave Your Legacy (bequest)

The Oklahoma Museums Association would appreciate you remembering the organization in your will. If you are interested in leaving OMA a charitable bequest, the language in your will should contain the following: I/We give to the Oklahoma Muse­ums Association (EIN 73-1004791), a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, the following money or asset (describe here) to benefit their charitable pur­pose. OMA encourages you to consult your estate planner, tax professional or attorney when preparing your charitable bequest

Ebay Giving Works/PayPal Giving Fund

The Oklahoma Museums Association is listed on eBay as a nonprofit charity. eBay Giving Works and the PayPal Giving Fund provide 100% of donations to OMA. How can you help?

Community Selling
If you sell something on eBay, you can donate 10-100% of the sale to OMA. After the sale, PayPal Giving Fund processes the donation, distributes tax receipts, and pays the donation to the nonprofit. Learn more at http://givingworks.ebay.com/charity-auctions/charity-sellers/

Give at Checkout
If you purchase something on eBay, you can opt to give $1 or more to OMA at the time of your purchase. Be sure to add the Oklahoma Museums Association as your favorite nonprofit in your eBay Donation Account.

Shop at Amazon.Com or AmazonSmile to Support OMA

Amazon.com

You do not have to be a member of OMA to use this business program partner. However, please note that purchases made using Amazon Auctions and zShops are not part of the business program. OMA earns approximately 4% of the purchase total when you visit Amazon.com using the link above.

AmazonSmile

  • Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Oklahoma Museums Association whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
  • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
  • Tip: Make it easier using the browser extension Smilematic which will automatically redirect you to AmazonSmile whenever you shop at Amazon!



Oklahoma Museums Association

OMA Transparency

Information about the Oklahoma Museums Association, including 990 IRS tax forms, is available through GiveSmartOKC.org which is a powerful online resource that provides comprehensive information about nonprofit organizations. It is provided by the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. We provided detailed information about our programs, financials and governance and the Oklahoma City Community Foundation staff reviewed our three most recent audits to compile a three-year financial history. We believe our GiveSmartOKC profile provides a thorough overview of OMA. You can view our profile here.

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