Live Oaks Society

Be a Part of the Museum’s Future.

The San Diego Natural History Museum has helped thousands of people enjoy and better understand the natural world through our exhibitions, our educational programs, and our scientific research. You can help us fulfill our mission as a steward of our region’s natural environment by making the commitment of a future gift from your estate. Friends of the Museum who take this important step are members of the Museum’s Live Oaks Society.

Is the Museum in your Estate Plan?

If you have included the San Diego Natural History Museum in your estate plan, please let us know. We would like to thank you for your generous commitment to the future of our natural world and welcome you to the Live Oaks Society. Please contact Eowyn Bates at 619.255.0172 or ebates@sdnhm.org.

How to Join Live Oaks

If you’re considering membership in Live Oaks, there are multiple ways to give:

  • Include the San Diego Natural History Museum in your will or living trust.
  • Name the San Diego Natural History Museum as a beneficiary of your retirement plan.
  • Set up a charitable gift annuity.
  • Add the San Diego Natural History Museum as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy.
  • Write in the San Diego Natural History Museum as a beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust.

How to Leave Your Legacy

The Museum welcomes gifts made through different planned giving arrangements. More.

Meet Our Live Oaks Members

Learn more about why other Live Oaks members decided to give. More.

Live Oaks Events

Live Oaks members are invited to attend our bi-annual exclusive events. More.

Questions? Reach out to ask about leaving a legacy for the San Diego Natural History Museum. Contact Eowyn Bates at 619.255.0172 or ebates@sdnhm.org. Your inquiry will be kept confidential.

Key Information

Name:
San Diego Society of Natural History Balboa Park
DBA The San Diego Natural History Museum

Tax ID:
95-1643375. The San Diego Natural History Museum is tax-exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Mailing Address:
PO Box 121390
San Diego, CA 92112

Street Address:
1788 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101