Donations

Financial Donations

If you wish to make a financial donation to the Museum, you have two options.

PLEASE NOTE: The PayPal option should NOT be used for payments for goods or services (e.g., tubes, SAMs, or photocopies). If you wish to use PayPal to pay for those items, let us know and we will invoice you. Thanks!

The Museum has recently become a non-profit member of the local community foundation http://chesapeakecharities.org/to better position itself to raise money for its programs. One of the benefits of this partnership is the ability to raise funds through the Web. If you’d like to make an online donation to the Museum, please click here.  All donated funds are held for the Museum by Chesapeake Charities.

If you would prefer to send us a check, checks should be made payable and sent to:

NCRTV Museum
PO Box 1809
Bowie, MD 20717

Credit cards also may be used. Please call the office at 301-390-1020 during regular business hours to consult with staff regarding such payments.

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Amazon Smile


We are included in the Amazon chartiable site, Amazon Smile. All you need to do is log in with your Amazon account, search for and select the National Capital Radio & Television Museum as your charity. Every time you’re ready to purchase something at Amazon, go to the Amazon Smile URL (https://smile.amazon.com) log in, and shop. We will receive .05% of eligible purchases. If you have any questions, please go to: Amazon Smile FAQs page.

Donations of Radios, Televisions, and Related Items

The museum already has an extensive collection of artifacts and library materials and is very short of storage space. For that reason, please do not bring any donations to the museum without having discussed the matter first with our curator and without having received authorization either to bring the donation to the museum or to ship it to the museum.  We will not accept donations without prior approval.  Thank you!!

PLEASE CONTACT OUR CURATOR FIRST TO INQUIRE ABOUT MAKING A DONATION TO THE MUSEUM: 301-390-1020 / bbelanger@ncrtv.org OR info@ncrtv.org