Ways to Donate
The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (Hall of Fame Management, Inc.) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. As an independent free-standing museum, the WBHOF relies on charitable support to fulfill our mission.
Thank you for considering a gift to support our efforts in honoring, celebrating and promoting women’s basketball. As a museum, we are the keepers of the game for the women’s basketball story. We recognize all levels of achievement in women’s basketball- players, coaches, officials, contributors and veterans of the game on the national and international stage.
The WBHOF relies on members, corporate and private funding to support our vision through our youth education programs, community outreach and preserving the history of women’s basketball.
There are many ways in which you can support the WBHOF and ensure that you are making a difference in the women’s game.
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Friend of the Hall
Your donation enables the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame to continue its mission to “honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote the future” of women’s basketball. Your support helps us maintain and protect the legacy of our game
Friends at every level are important to the work we do.
And, being a Friend has its perks – including recognition for your support, admission to the Hall of Fame and discounts in the gift shop for a year, invitations to special events and more!
Champion for the Future
The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame’s Champion for the Future campaign is for donation greater than $5,000 to help support the Hall’s mission. A big thank you to Tara VanDerveer, Class of 2002 for her donation of $50,000 to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame to kick off the campaign at the hall. This donation was made in memory of Coach Nancy Darsch for her friendship, commitment, and accomplishments in women’s basketball. Coach VanDerveer is wanting other coaches to step up and be champions for the future of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. To make a large donation to the Hall of Fame for the please call (865) 633-9000 or send email to email@example.com.
Want to be a sponsor of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame? At the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame our mission is to honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote the future of women’s basketball. Your sponsorship will help us continue our mission and help maintain and protect the legacy of our game. If your interested in aligning your company with the Hall of Fame please contact Kelly Mathis at (865) 633-9000.
Memberships are great gifts for families and individuals. Help support the Hall by becoming a member!
Athlete Members received free admission into the Hall of Fame for a year for one person, 10% discount in gift shop, WBHOF newsletter, and WBHOF member decal.
Team Members received free admission into the Hall of Fame for a year for two adults and two youth, 10% discount in gift shop, WBHOF newsletter, and WBHOF member decal.
Purchase a Brick
The courtyard outside of the Pat Summitt Rotunda of the Hall of Fame, shaped like a basketball, is comprised of numerous bricks with personalized inscriptions. Many of the bricks are engraved to honor guests, inductees, and a host of others who have chosen to leave their legacy at the Hall of Fame. If you would like to purchase a brick engraved with your personal inscription, please call (865) 633-9000
Will / Living Trust
Defer a gift to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame until after your passing. Work with your attorney to add a gift in your will or living trust detailing your donation to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame upon your passing.
Donor Advised Fund
Simplify your charitable giving. Open a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) with a written agreement at a community foundation or sponsoring organization. Contribute cash or assets anytime to be invested by that organization, which promote regular accounting to you. You may then recommend that various amount be distributed to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
Charitable Lead Annuity Trust
Proved a revenue stream to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. You transfer securities or another appreciating property into a charitable lead trust. The trust pays a fixed amount each year to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame for a lifetime or term of years. The balance then passes to your heirs.
Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
Supplement your own retirement income or that of someone else. Transfer cash, securities or other appreciated property into a charitable remainder trust. The trust pays a fixed amount each year to you or another beneficiary. If you choose for a lifetime or a term up to 20 years. When the term is up the balance goes to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
Gifts of Assets
Make a gift now and receive benefits. Give stock or securities that have increased in value to the WBHOF. Real Estate- donate the proceeds of the sale of your residence, farm or commercial property.
Maintain control of your assets during your lifetime. Designate the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame as beneficiary of a percentage or your retirement plan, savings or brokerage account or life insurance policy. Work with your accountant and/or attorney to designate the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame as a beneficiary.
Delta Airlines SkyBonus
Are you looking for a way to support the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame? You can now earn points for the WBHOF when you fly Delta Airlines. If you are a Delta SkyMiles member you can earn SkyBonus points for your individual miles and points for the WBHOF also. That means that you earn your points and you earn a second set of points for the WBHOF. If you forget to include the SkyBonus ID on a ticket purchase, you can log in to your account and use the add-a-ticket tool to add missed tickets. You can add up to 10 tickets at a time. What a great way to give back to the WBHOF to help with travel expenses. Just add the Hall of Fame Management Inc. SkyBonus ID to your account. SkyBonus ID: US0077855
Kroger Community Rewards
Did you know you can support nonprofit organizations in your community just by shopping at Kroger? Help support the WBHOF, it’s easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards®! To get started, sign up with your Plus Card below, and select Hall of Fame Management, Inc. (ID: 39433) Once you’re enrolled, you’ll earn rewards for your chosen organization every time you shop and use your Plus Card!
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the WBHOF every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at Amazon.com you get the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the WBHOF. To shop on AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile devise. On Your first visit to AmazonSmile you need to select Hall of Fame Management INC. (WBHOF) to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection and then every eligible purchase you make at AmazonSmile will result in a donation to the WBHOF; a simple and easy way to support the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. From March 12 – March 31, Amazon will triple the donation rate to 1.5% on your first eligible purchase.