How Your Gift Helps

As a Foundation and/or Corporation, you are the leaders in community philanthropy. Your gift to the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums will make a lasting impact on the institution and the economy of the area communities. As we celebrate 100 years of existence, your gift will secure our efforts for the NEXT 100 years!

Ways you can give:

  • Cash/Check Gift/Online gifts
  • Grants
  • Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds
  • Real Estate
  • Matching Gifts

Giving Options for Foundations & Corporations


The Rutherford B. Hayes Library and Museums’ Endowment supports one-third of the annual operating budget.

Your donation of money or property allows for ongoing support to the Library and Museums. The endowment is structured so that the principal amount is kept intact while some of the investment income is released each year.

The endowment was first funded by the President’s son, Webb Cook Hayes in 1916, when he founded the Nation’s First Presidential Library and Museum.

For more information on the Endowment contact the Director of Development at 419-332-2081 ext. 226.


A gift to the Operations Fund benefits each and every area of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums, including all educational events and programs, the beautiful grounds of Spiegel Grove, the Hayes Home, the Library and Museum.

We appreciate you investing in our efforts.

For more information on the Operations contact the Director of Development at 419-332-2081 ext. 226.


Sponsors are needed for us to provide year-round events and programs for both young and old alike. There are several types of sponsorship opportunities that include Title Sponsorship.

We hope you invest in our efforts to host community events.

For more information on Sponsorships, contact the Director of Development at 419-332-2081 ext. 226.