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Giving Opportunities

GivingThe Mattress Factory depends on contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations and government agencies to fund its exhibitions, education and outreach programs.

There are many ways that you can show your support to the Mattress Factory. Besides General Support, Endowment, Membership, Volunteering, and Norma's Fund for Artistic Programming, support can also come in the following ways:


Cash Donation
The simplest method of donating to the Museum is with an outright gift of cash. A gift of cash is the most popular way of supporting the Mattress Factory. Gifts can be donated in person during regular Museum hours, or mailed to: Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Gifts of Securities
Many people find that donating stocks, bonds or shares in mutual funds can lead to a gift much larger than they thought they could give. A gift of securities should be discussed with your financial advisor and a member of the Mattress Factory's Development Office.

Matching Gifts
Looking for a way you could double, or even triple, your contribution to the Mattress Factory? Many employers have a corporate matching gifts program to support their employees and retirees personal philanthropic efforts. Simply check with your Human Resources department today to see if your company participates in matching charitable gifts, and request a form. Send us the form, and we will take care of everything from there! This is an easy way to increase the impact of your generous contribution at no additional cost to you. Current companies that match gifts include BNY Mellon and Google! If you have any questions or would like more information about this exciting opportunity, please contact the Development Department at 412.231.3169.

Exhibition sponsorship at The Mattress Factory offers significant philanthropic and marketing opportunities. Exhibitions at the Museum are among the most popular in the area, and are highly publicized both nationally and internationally. Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available at various levels.The Mattress Factory is delighted to partner with individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies to present its exciting exhibitions to a large national and international audience.

Bequests are gifts made by will. Whether you wish to provide general operating income or to support a specific program at the Museum, your bequest expresses your lasting commitment to Mattress Factory. While your estate plan will be prepared by your attorney in consultation with your tax and financial advisors, the Mattress Factory's Development Office would be pleased to discuss any of the various giving opportunities with you.




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