Why be a donor?

Honor Display
A large pioneer/prairie donor display panel near the museum entry with donors names listed by category.

Gifting Categories

Donation Amount

Recognition

Homesteader

$10,000 or more

A room or major display name on donor panel.  Receive a SL Centennial Medallion.  Life membership.

Pioneer

$5,000 to $9,999

Name on prominent display as requested. Name on donor panel. Receive a SL Centennial Medallion.  Life membership.

Explorer

$1,000 to $4,999

Name on donor panel.  Receive a SL Centennial Medallion.

Settler

$500 to $999

Name on naming panel.  Receive a SL Centennial Medallion.

Neighbor

$100 to $499

Name in annual open house program for 2 years.

Family Biography ($1,000 or more)
At the request of major contributors, family biographies, documents and photos will be inventoried and preserved in the museum's special archival records.  Biographies may be displayed at appropriate events.

Family Registry ($100 or more)
Upon request, a family registration form providing information about one's ancestors and present family will be completed.  The museum will preserve the forms in an archival registry book.