Donate to Funds
General Operating Contribution
Each year, The Corning Museum of Glass relies on contributions from friends to help us maintain and care for the most comprehensive collection of glass in the world, educate and inspire visitors about glass via exhibitions, publications, and programs, and provide today’s artists with the best resources possible to help them further their work in glass.
Transportation Fund for Youth Programs
Support education programs at the Museum by donating to our Transportation Fund for Youth Programs. We are proud to partner with regional schools and support our local youth with visits to the Museum for experiences that spark their interest in art and science.
The Scholarship and Residency Fund at The Studio
Gifts to The Studio scholarship and residency programs support artists working in glass. Donations provide scholarships to promising artists and students from all over the world. This fund also supports month-long artist residencies to help artists further their work in glass.
Library Acquisition Fund
The Juliette K. and Leonard S. Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass is the world’s foremost library on the art and history of glass and glassmaking. Your gifts help us to acquire, maintain, and care for the Library’s extensive collection on the subject of glass.
Glass Acquisition Fund
The Corning Museum of Glass maintains the most comprehensive glass collection in the world. The Museum actively collects, preserves and displays objects from 35 centuries of glassmaking history. Donations to the Glass Acquisition Fund support new acquisitions to the Museum’s collection.
Education Program Fund
Gifts to the Education Program Fund support education programming at the Museum. These programs range from activities for area youth, families, and teens, provide assistance to help school groups experience the Museum, and foster the possibility of learning about glass for people of all ages.
Gifts to the Conservation Fund are used to care for glass objects, books, and works on paper that are in need of repair or preservation. By donating to this fund, you are helping us maintain the most comprehensive collection of glass in the world.