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Donor Recognition

Donor Recognition

There are a variety of ways to be recognized for your donation to the museum. Donations are sufficient levels are elgible for recognition by having a gallery named, a case named, or recognizing a specimen. Contact tjb@mtu.edu for more details.


Lifetime Giving Recognition

Making a cash gift of $10,000 to $1 million or more entitles you to official Lifetime Giving Recognition by the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum . Your name will appear on a special plaque displayed prominently in the museum, and (need some gift premium here). Lifetime Giving recognition levels are:

$10,000 to $49,999 Petosky Stone Club

$50,000 to $99,999 Celestine Club

$100,000 to $249,000 Datolite Club

$250,000 to $499,999 Greenstone Club

$500,000 to $999,999 Native Silver Club

$1 million or more Native Copper Club


Specimen Recognition Program

You can recognize a specimen with a gift of $100 or more and get your name displayed next to it for one year. You can “rescue” a specimen from storage as some of them may not have been on display for 50 years of more. Give $250, and you can name up to 3 specimens and be included on the Annual Museum Supporter Honor Roll. Ask museum staff for details.







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