How to Donate/Become a Friend

As a privately funded nonprofit institution, The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History relies on the generosity of its friends and supporters to meet the enormous cost of providing quality programs and services, year-round, to thousands of local, national and international visitors. While your membership provides you with a full-range of exciting benefits, your support helps the museum keep the legacy of Miss Lucy Craft Laney alive!


Your donation helps the museum to promote cultural awareness and maintain its commitment to preservation of the Central Savannah River Area’s African-American history.


Your donation to the museum helps support the following:

  • Visual, performing arts, history, literature, preservation and leadership programs
  • Educational Tours
  • Educational Summer Enrichment Camps for children in low to moderate family income with focus on Computer, Education, Arts and History Programs.
  • Children’s Academy Art Camps
  • Annual Black History Essay Contest
  • And more

The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is a non-profit 501 c(3) organization. All contributions are tax deductible within the extent of the law.
Thank you again for your support.

Helping is Easy

You can donate and/or become a Friend of the Museum with an Annual Opportunity of Support by becoming a Museum Members using the link below.

Donations and Annual Opportunity for Support through Museum Membership can also be mailed directly to the museum at the address below:
Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
1116 Phillips Street
Augusta, GA 30901


 Corporate Matching Gifts – Increase the value of your contribution with a corporate matching gift. Many employers sponsor matching gifts programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. The process is easy and typically requires you to submit a matching gift form.  Check with your Human Resources Department.


Planned Giving & Museum Endowment – By Planned Giving or donating to the Museum Endowment, you will help secure the place that the Lucy Craft Laney Museum holds within our community.


Corporate Sponsorship – Corporate sponsors make it possible for families, children, and researchers to benefit from our programs and exhibitions.  With your support, the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History will continue to reach thousands of visitors and program attendees. You will receive sponsor recognition on all advertising and PR efforts such as the museum’s website and newsletter.


Commemorative Brick ($250) – Leave your mark in Augusta history by purchasing a commemorative brick. Your personalized brick will provide a visible testament of your commitment to helping preserve the legacy of Miss Lucy Craft Laney.