Due to a major infrastructure project, the FRHS Museum will be closed until further notice, starting July 23, 2023.

The Museum Shop is closed until further notice.

Because History Matters
Endowment Campaign
Options for Giving

Because History Matters Endowment Campaign:
Options for Giving

All donations to the Fall River Historical Society, a 501c3 non-profit public charity, are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. In addition to our Endowment Fund, other opportunities are available to interested supporters.

Acquisition Fund
Gifts to the Acquisition Fund provide the means for the FRHS to broaden the scope of its collections through the purchase of historically significant material.

Annual Fund
The Annual Fund provides unrestricted funds for operating costs and programs.

Conservation Fund
Contributions to this fund ensure the physical and aesthetic integrity of objects in the FRHS collections, and greatly enhance public access to the museum’s holdings.

Endowment Fund
The purpose of the Endowment Fund is to secure the long-term future of the FRHS. Funds will provide financial assistance to the FRHS. Examples include but are not limited to a reliable annual investment income to support the organization, funding for future expansion, and funding for operating costs and programs in emergency situations.

Gifts of Objects and Archival Materials
Gifts of material that either has a connection to the history of the city of Fall River, belonged to a city resident, upgrades existing collections, or fills a particular need.

Library/Archive Fund
This fund gives donors the opportunity to provide funds to purchase or rebind books, or to conserve or digitize fragile or damaged materials.

Memberships range from $40 annually for individuals to $1,500 for lifetime memberships.


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Contact Us

  • 451 Rock Street, Fall River, MA 02720
  • (508)-679-1071
  • cha@fallriverhistorical.org
  • Due to a major infrastructure project, the FRHS Museum will be closed beginning July 22, 2023. The Musem Shop is closed until further notice.