We rely on your support to ensure that the mansion, carriage house and grounds remain a vibrant community resource. Please consider a gift to Gore Place.

 

Your gift of 1806…

 

$18.06 buys supplies for our take-a-walk backpacks

$180.60 feeds two chickens for a year

$1,806 conducts paint analysis to aid in restoring interior wall colors of our historic buildings

$18,060 plants three trees and aids in to maintaining our 50 acres of open space

 

Every amount helps to maintain the estate for generations to come.

  • Donate
  • Will you consider a gift to Gore Place’s Annual Fund ?

     

    What is the Annual Fund for Gore Place?
    The Annual Fund is our yearly campaign to raise unrestricted operating support.

     

    Why does Gore Place need an Annual Fund ?
    The modest admission we charge for programs in not enough to pay for the present and future needs of the mansion, farm and ground. So we ask friends like you to support us through the Annual Fund.

     

    Is Gore Place a nonprofit?
    Yes! Our nonprofit status means your Annual Fund donation is tax deductible.

     

    How will Gore Place use my gift?
    Your gift to the Annual Fund will help us carry out Gore Place’s mission in many different ways. To mention just a few, your gift will help us:
    Care for the Gores’ mansion and preserve and protect its collections.
    Maintain the estate and return the ground to the way they looked in the early 1800s.
    Develop special new programs for you and your family to enjoy.
    Feed our sheep and chickens!

     

    How much should I give?
    Any amount helps. We’re grateful for every gift.

     

    How do I donate to the Gore Place Annual Fund?
    Donate online at the donate button below or call us during regular office hours at 781-894-2798. Thank You!

     

    DONATE

  • Join
  • Support Gore Place with Membership
    Help us preserve this unique and historic community resource.

     

    Benefits for All Membership Levels (Memberships renew annually)

    • Unlimited free admission to mansion tours.
    • Free admission to our annual Sheepshearing Festival.
    • Discounted pricing at most programs & events.
    • Invitation to special events.
    • A 10% discount at the Museum Shop, Spring Plant Sale, & Holiday Boutique.

    Individual/(Waltham & Watertown) $40/($35)
    Entitles 1 adult to the benefits listed for all membership levels.

    Household $60
    Entitles 2 adults and children under 12 residing in the same household to the benefits listed for all membership levels.

    Friends of the Farm $100
    Includes all of the benefits listed for household level membership as well as:

    • A 15% discount at the annual Spring Plant Sale.
    • 2 guest passes for a mansion tour.

    Friends of the Mansion $250
    Includes all of the benefits listed for household level membership as well as:

    • A 15% discount at the annual Spring Plant Sale.
    • 4 guest passes for a mansion tour.
    • An additional individual gift membership.
    • A private tour with the Executive Director for you and 4 friends.

     

    Renew or Start Your Gore Place Membership here…If this is a gift, please
    email kalinoble@goreplace.org to specify the recipients’ information.

    JOIN NOW

     

    Business Memberships ($250-$1000)

    Benefits include transferable card for employees, special tours, discounts on Gore Place facilities rentals and reduced fees for Sheepshearing Festival sponsorships.

    Call Kali Noble at 781-894-2798 for further information.

    Library Memberships are $50 and entitle library patrons to two adult admissions for $3 each and children 12 and under for free (accompanied by an adult) and are valid for tour admissions only. Please contact goreplace@goreplace.org to become a member. Current library members include Watertown, Weston, and Waltham Public Libraries. Please visit your local library to pick up a pass or request that they become members.

  • Amazon Smile
  • When you use this link to shop on Amazon.com, Amazon makes a donation to Gore Place!

  • Planned Giving
  • Many gift plans can provide significant tax and financial advantages to you and your loved ones. For example, an insurance policy, IRA, 401(k), and other qualified plans can all grant you significant advantages while making a lasting impact.

     

    How It Works

    •     Name Gore Place Society as a beneficiary.
    •     Designate Gore Place Society to receive all or a portion of the balance through your plan administrator.
    •     The balance in your plan passes to Gore Place Society after your death.

     

    Benefits

    •     Avoid the double taxation your retirement savings would incur if you designated your heir(s) as beneficiary(ies).
    •     Continue to take regular lifetime withdrawals.
    •     You can revoke us as a beneficiary if your needs change.
    •     Know that you will be supporting an organization you love.

     

    Please consult your legal representative or financial consultant to determine the implications of your prospective gift.

     

    NEED MORE INFORMATION?

    For more information or if you have already named Gore Place Society in your estate plans, please have your estate advisor contact us at 781.894.2798.

  • Corporate Sponsorship
  • Corporate Sponsorship at Gore Place

    Invest in your community. Invest in Gore Place.
    Nestled on 50 acres of land nine miles west of Boston, Gore Place is a unique community resource bringing early 19th century American history to life for visitors today. Through our year-round programs on-site and our active web and social media presence, we reach more than 100,000 people annually. Your company’s sponsorship of Gore Place helps us grow and brings attention to your brand among the customers you want to reach.

    We can customize sponsorship benefits so your company can access:

    ● 60,000 annual visitors and 100,000 web visits per year
    ● Over 10,000 in attendance at the Sheepshearing Festival, our annual signature event
    ● 21st century meeting space in a 19th century setting
    ● Over 60 events on-site every year

    Our corporate sponsorship levels start at $250.

    Customized and flexible opportunities such as sponsored museum weeks or branded programs are also available to meet your company’s marketing needs.

    Please call us at 781-894-2798 for more details on our sponsorship levels and benefits.

  • Impact
  • Gore Place Contributing Value to our Community

    Gore Place employs 18 people in our community.

    Gore Place buys local whenever possible on goods and services in our community.

    Gore Place serves more than 60,000 people each year, including more than 10,000 people from out of town.

    Gore Place serves more than 5,000 children each year through school group and family visits to our museum.

    Gore Place offers our facilities each year at low or no cost to local municipal departments and nonprofit organizations.

    On a national scale, museums are economic engines:

    ● Museums employ more than 400,000 Americans.
    ● Museums directly contribute $21 billion to the U.S. economy each year. They generate billions more through indirect spending by their visitors.
    ● 76% of all U.S. leisure travelers participate in cultural or heritage activities. These travelers—including visitors to museums—spend 60% more on average than other leisure travelers.
    ● The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis has found that arts and cultural production constitute 4.2 percent of the nation’s entire economy, a $704 billion industry.
    ● The nonprofit arts and culture industry annually generates over $135 billion in economic activity, supports more than 4.1 million full-time jobs and returns over $22 billion in local, state and federal tax revenues.
    ● Museums and other cultural organizations return over five times as much in local, state, and federal tax revenue as they receive from all levels of government. National data from the American Alliance of Museums (www.aam-us.org).

We rely on your support to ensure that the mansion, carriage house and grounds remain a vibrant community resource. Please consider a gift to Gore Place.

 

Your gift of 1806…

 

$18.06 buys supplies for our take-a-walk backpacks

$180.60 feeds two chickens for a year

$1,806 conducts paint analysis to aid in restoring interior wall colors of our historic buildings

$18,060 plants three trees and aids in to maintaining our 50 acres of open space

 

Every amount helps to maintain the estate for generations to come.

Donate

Will you consider a gift to Gore Place’s Annual Fund ?

 

What is the Annual Fund for Gore Place?
The Annual Fund is our yearly campaign to raise unrestricted operating support.

 

Why does Gore Place need an Annual Fund ?
The modest admission we charge for programs in not enough to pay for the present and future needs of the mansion, farm and ground. So we ask friends like you to support us through the Annual Fund.

 

Is Gore Place a nonprofit?
Yes! Our nonprofit status means your Annual Fund donation is tax deductible.

 

How will Gore Place use my gift?
Your gift to the Annual Fund will help us carry out Gore Place’s mission in many different ways. To mention just a few, your gift will help us:
Care for the Gores’ mansion and preserve and protect its collections.
Maintain the estate and return the ground to the way they looked in the early 1800s.
Develop special new programs for you and your family to enjoy.
Feed our sheep and chickens!

 

How much should I give?
Any amount helps. We’re grateful for every gift.

 

How do I donate to the Gore Place Annual Fund?
Donate online at the donate button below or call us during regular office hours at 781-894-2798. Thank You!

 

DONATE

Join

Support Gore Place with Membership
Help us preserve this unique and historic community resource.

 

Benefits for All Membership Levels (Memberships renew annually)

  • Unlimited free admission to mansion tours.
  • Free admission to our annual Sheepshearing Festival.
  • Discounted pricing at most programs & events.
  • Invitation to special events.
  • A 10% discount at the Museum Shop, Spring Plant Sale, & Holiday Boutique.

Individual/(Waltham & Watertown) $40/($35)
Entitles 1 adult to the benefits listed for all membership levels.

Household $60
Entitles 2 adults and children under 12 residing in the same household to the benefits listed for all membership levels.

Friends of the Farm $100
Includes all of the benefits listed for household level membership as well as:

  • A 15% discount at the annual Spring Plant Sale.
  • 2 guest passes for a mansion tour.

Friends of the Mansion $250
Includes all of the benefits listed for household level membership as well as:

  • A 15% discount at the annual Spring Plant Sale.
  • 4 guest passes for a mansion tour.
  • An additional individual gift membership.
  • A private tour with the Executive Director for you and 4 friends.

 

Renew or Start Your Gore Place Membership here…If this is a gift, please
email kalinoble@goreplace.org to specify the recipients’ information.

JOIN NOW

 

Business Memberships ($250-$1000)

Benefits include transferable card for employees, special tours, discounts on Gore Place facilities rentals and reduced fees for Sheepshearing Festival sponsorships.

Call Kali Noble at 781-894-2798 for further information.

Library Memberships are $50 and entitle library patrons to two adult admissions for $3 each and children 12 and under for free (accompanied by an adult) and are valid for tour admissions only. Please contact goreplace@goreplace.org to become a member. Current library members include Watertown, Weston, and Waltham Public Libraries. Please visit your local library to pick up a pass or request that they become members.

Amazon Smile

When you use this link to shop on Amazon.com, Amazon makes a donation to Gore Place!

Planned Giving

Many gift plans can provide significant tax and financial advantages to you and your loved ones. For example, an insurance policy, IRA, 401(k), and other qualified plans can all grant you significant advantages while making a lasting impact.

 

How It Works

  •     Name Gore Place Society as a beneficiary.
  •     Designate Gore Place Society to receive all or a portion of the balance through your plan administrator.
  •     The balance in your plan passes to Gore Place Society after your death.

 

Benefits

  •     Avoid the double taxation your retirement savings would incur if you designated your heir(s) as beneficiary(ies).
  •     Continue to take regular lifetime withdrawals.
  •     You can revoke us as a beneficiary if your needs change.
  •     Know that you will be supporting an organization you love.

 

Please consult your legal representative or financial consultant to determine the implications of your prospective gift.

 

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

For more information or if you have already named Gore Place Society in your estate plans, please have your estate advisor contact us at 781.894.2798.

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate Sponsorship at Gore Place

Invest in your community. Invest in Gore Place.
Nestled on 50 acres of land nine miles west of Boston, Gore Place is a unique community resource bringing early 19th century American history to life for visitors today. Through our year-round programs on-site and our active web and social media presence, we reach more than 100,000 people annually. Your company’s sponsorship of Gore Place helps us grow and brings attention to your brand among the customers you want to reach.

We can customize sponsorship benefits so your company can access:

● 60,000 annual visitors and 100,000 web visits per year
● Over 10,000 in attendance at the Sheepshearing Festival, our annual signature event
● 21st century meeting space in a 19th century setting
● Over 60 events on-site every year

Our corporate sponsorship levels start at $250.

Customized and flexible opportunities such as sponsored museum weeks or branded programs are also available to meet your company’s marketing needs.

Please call us at 781-894-2798 for more details on our sponsorship levels and benefits.

Impact

Gore Place Contributing Value to our Community

Gore Place employs 18 people in our community.

Gore Place buys local whenever possible on goods and services in our community.

Gore Place serves more than 60,000 people each year, including more than 10,000 people from out of town.

Gore Place serves more than 5,000 children each year through school group and family visits to our museum.

Gore Place offers our facilities each year at low or no cost to local municipal departments and nonprofit organizations.

On a national scale, museums are economic engines:

● Museums employ more than 400,000 Americans.
● Museums directly contribute $21 billion to the U.S. economy each year. They generate billions more through indirect spending by their visitors.
● 76% of all U.S. leisure travelers participate in cultural or heritage activities. These travelers—including visitors to museums—spend 60% more on average than other leisure travelers.
● The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis has found that arts and cultural production constitute 4.2 percent of the nation’s entire economy, a $704 billion industry.
● The nonprofit arts and culture industry annually generates over $135 billion in economic activity, supports more than 4.1 million full-time jobs and returns over $22 billion in local, state and federal tax revenues.
● Museums and other cultural organizations return over five times as much in local, state, and federal tax revenue as they receive from all levels of government. National data from the American Alliance of Museums (www.aam-us.org).