Donate Today

The Washington State Historical Society seeks to remain indispensable to civic life for all Washingtonians. When you make a gift to the History Fund, you become an investor and partner in the future of an organization that preserves and celebrates the best of Washington history.



There are two easy ways to give...

1. Make a secure online donation

Or, contact Camille Perezselsky, Director of Philanthropy, at 253-798-5899 or

Gifts to the History Fund are tax-deductible. 

Gifts made in honor or memory of a loved one are best accomplished by calling Camille directly at 253-798-5899, or by making a note of your tribute in the “Comments” box when you give online.

Corporate Matching Programs

Some employers have matching gift programs that can as much as double your own donation, and all it takes is a quick check of your employer’s program and in some cases, a simple paper or online form to create the employer’s match.

Not sure if you work for a company that matches your charitable giving? Check this list of employers or contact your company’s human resources office to find out now!


2. Planned Giving

You have the power to make a lasting impact on the Washington State Historical Society through your estate plans. Making a bequest to the Society ensures your legacy and Washington State's cultural legacy endure. A gift, of any size, can be directed to support a purpose or program at the Washington State Historical Society that is most important to you.

For more information about how to provide for the Historical Society in your estate plans, please contact Camille Perezselsky, Director of Philanthropy, at 253-798-5899 or


Collections Donations

If you have artifacts, photographs, or ephemera
that you would like to donate to our collection,
contact the Research Center and complete the Collections Donation form.