Planned Giving

Create a legacy as big as Texas. By making planned gifts, you can guarantee that your love for Texas history will endure for generations to come. We are delighted to offer the following information to help you fulfill your aspirations. Feel free to reach out to us at your convenience if you have any inquiries.

Contact Information: 

Phone: 512-471-2600

Contact us by mail at:

Planned Giving at TSHA
PO Box 5428
Austin, TX 78763


One of the most common ways that donors support TSHA is through a charitable bequest. A bequest remains entirely under your control throughout your lifetime and becomes irrevocable only at death. There are several ways to establish a bequest, and it is not necessary to rewrite your current will or trust. Work with your attorney or financial planner to add an amendment, called a codicil, using language such as:

I give and bequeath to the Texas State Historical Society (Tax ID 74 6025220), located in Austin, Texas, the sum of _____ ($_____), or _____ percent (_____%) of my estate, or (description of property) to be used for the benefit of its general purposes (or describe the TSHA program you wish to support).

Estate Planning

We would be pleased to work with you as your create or revise your estate plans. Regardless of the size of your estate, your gift will help preserve the rich and diverse history of Texas for future generations.

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