Donating to the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center will ensure access to a revolutionary lens of our history for generations to come. With your 100% tax-deductible gift to the DuSable Museum, you are supporting the museum’s efforts to educate all communities about Black history, culture, and experiences.


We commit to use the donations to preserve our world-renowned collection of masterpieces, sustain the Museum’s daily operations, and provide you with access to educational content.

Our Work

Our job does not stop once the artifacts are placed on the wall for our visitors to experience. We are dedicated to providing you with the best source of African American history possible through visual representation, events and educational experiences that will go down in history.


When you partner with the museum, you demonstrate a shared commitment to the cultural landscape of the city of Chicago and beyond.


Great News! You can now TEXT-TO-DONATE! Text the code “DUGIVE” to 44-321


Unrestricted gifts allow the museum to direct funds where they are most needed. You may also direct your gift toward a specific passion or interest, including:

  • Acquisitions
  • ​​Conservation
  • ​​Learning and public engagement programs and lectures
  • ​​Operating
  • ​​Contributions

If you would like to designate your gift for a particular purpose, please contact so, we can work together to ensure that the intentions of your gift are clear.

Live and Streamed events


We are already moving with gratitude as we prepare __(powerful , healing, educational)  content to truly capture the history being made today. With your donations, we’ve been able to develop content with local change-makers and we look forward to continuing this effort.

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Great News! You can now TEXT-TO-DONATE!

Text the code “DUGIVE” to 44-321