Support the Museum

The Johnson County Museum Foundation actively works with the Johnson County Museum to secure the necessary resources to provide the highest quality museum experiences. The  Museum Foundation is a separate not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and promote the programs and services of the Johnson County Museum. All received gifts are deposited with the Johnson County Museum Foundation, and qualify as charitable tax-deductible gifts.

Please consider giving to one of the funds to help instill a stronger connection to history  and a sense of place for those who visit.Group of kids outside the Lanesfield School Historic Site.

Scholarship Fund
The Museum Foundation provides access to filed trip programs through a scholarship to Title One Schools. Qualifying schools receive 1/2 price admission to programs at the Arts & Heritage Center and the Lanesfield Historic Site. Gifts to support this initiative may be made online.

Annual Fund
For over 50 years, the Johnson County Museum has collected, shared and interpreted the history of Johnson County. Please consider joining us in our mission by giving to the Museum Foundation's Annual Fund. Your special gift helps support the museum acquisition fund, exciting exhibitions and engaging education programs. Contribute online today!

Endowment Fund
The Museum Foundation accepts gifts from those who would like to honor or memory of a loved one whose passion was local history. Gifts are restricted to future developments for major museum initiatives. Make a legacy gift online  today!

Payment may also be made by personal check. Simply print this form and mail along with your check to the Johnson County Museum Foundation, 8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS  66212.  Questions may be directed to 913-826-2787.  We value your support of the museum's mission and appreciate any size gift. Thank you for your support of creating great experiences for the community to connect with local history!

Named Giving Opportunities
Named giving opportunities are also still available for spaces within the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center. Your contribution will support major updates to exhibitions at Johnson County Museum. If  you or your business would like to contribute, please contact the Museum Director at 913-826-2787.

  • KidScape EnvirFour Girl Scouts interacting in the 1950s diner area of the museum’s Kidscape exhiibt. onment: $20,000 (5 year renewable term)
  • Changing Exhibition Gallery: $150,000 - 20 year term
  • 1950s All-Electric House: $50,000 - 20 year term
  • Museum Classroom: $50,000 - 20 year term

Kidscape Donor Wall

 To learn more or to make a gift  online, visit the Foundation's website.