Support FAQ

Q. Is the NBMAA a charitable organization?
A. The NBMAA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization; its Federal Employer ID is 06-1422234.

Q. Is my gift tax or membership tax-deductible?
Student/Educator – fully tax deductible
Individual Senior– fully tax deductible
Individual – fully tax deductible
Household Senior– fully tax deductible
Household – fully tax deductible
Friend’s Circle– fully tax deductible
Young Professional – $20
Artist’s Circle– $220
Collector’s Circle– $440
American Art Circle– $860
JBTS Leadership Circle - $2,020
JBTS Director’s Circle - $4,520
JBTS Chairman’s Circle $9,8,270

The tax-deductible portion of sponsorships will vary depending on benefits.

Q. Is my gift tax or membership tax-deductible?
A. Basic members are fully tax deductible; the tax deductibility at the Circle and Premier Membership levels varies by level. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Q. What is the difference between membership and gifts to the Annual Fund?
A. The NBMAA’s Membership program is benefit-based; membership provide goods and/or services in exchange for money.
Gifts to the Annual Fund are outright contributions which support the Museum’s daily operations. They are not in exchange for goods and/or services and therefore are fully tax deductible.

Q. Where can I visit with my NBMAA membership card?
A. All members receive unlimited free general admission to NBMAA and 10 other museums in New England.

The NBMAA is a member of the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program. Members at Circle Level and above will receive free admission to over 1,000 art museums and galleries, historical museums and societies, botanical gardens, children’s museums, zoos and more. Just show your NBMAA membership card with the gold NARM sticker to receive this benefit. For more information and a complete list of participating museums, please visit the NARM website.

To upgrade your membership to take advantage of this opportunity, please contact Jenna Lucas, Development Associate/Membership at at (860) 229-0257, ext. 231 or [email protected].

Q. What ways can I support the NBMAA?
 Visit the Ways to Give page to learn how to make your gift.