Encourage Exploration. Support Scientific Discovery

Your Gift Makes a Difference

When you make a gift to theNAT, you fuel our scientific research departments, promoting new discoveries and a deeper understanding of our region. You can help our pursuit of science by donating to theNAT today.


Ways to Give

Giving to theNAT is easy, tax-deductible, and can be done through any number of ways.

  1. Make a quick and secure gift online
  2. Call 619.255.0359 to give over the phone or to make a gift of stock
  3. Mail a check to theNAT at P.O. Box 121390 San Diego, CA 92112
  4. Make a gift when you come to see us – any staff member will be delighted to help you!

Annual Fund

Fill in the gaps and give to the “Greatest Need”

The Annual Fund helps to support the wide array of activities and programs at theNAT. From education to exhibitions to the active exploration of our region conducted by our research departments, the Annual Fund helps to fill in the gaps wherever there is a need.  

Planned Giving

Help ensure that the Museum remains a source of lifelong learning and discovery for generations to come! Planned gifts include bequests through your will or trust, gifts of real estate, life insurance or other assets. More.