Online Giving

The Mission of the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Wasco County Historical Museum is to inspire appreciation and stewardship of the Columbia River Gorge and Wasco County through collection, preservation, and interpretation of cultural and natural history resources.
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Ways of Giving

Make a Donation
Contributions support educational programming, exhibits, heritage collections care and management, raptor education, and much more. Donations may be restricted to specific areas, or support general operations. We are a 501(c )3 non-profit organization. Donations are fully tax deductible with the limits of state and federal law.

Thanks to the Oregon Cultural Trust, Oregon residents have an added incentive—the trust provides a plan to allow better tax advantages when contributiing to both the Trust and the Discovery Center and Museum learn more»

Annual Giving
We aggressively seek grant funds to support many special initiatives, but the Annual Giving Campaign provides for day-to-day operating costs that allow us to reach out to new audiences and ensure the continuation of public services. It provides the foundation for achieving our mission.

Leave a Legacy
Charity is not limited to your lifetime. By leaving a gift to the Discovery Center and Museum, you can ensure that you continue to promote stewardship of the Gorge.

Introduce Us
Often the best way to support a cause is to inspire your friends to join in the solution. We would welcome the opportunity to host interested friends and business associates at a reception to acquaint them with our organization and mission.

Cumulative donations above $2,500 are acknowledged on a perpetual Donor Wall in the Wilcox Wing. Donations may be made in honor of others.

There are many dynamic ways available to support our mission. 
Learn how you can help. Sponsorship & Volunteer opportunities


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