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The King of Dinosaurs

Planned Giving

What will your legacy be?
Cleveland Museum of Natural History stewards legacy gifts through the Marie Odenkirk Clark Society. By joining the Clark Society you can: connect young people to science, enable innovative research, protect our region's natural areas and help chart a better future for our planet.

There are many ways to leave a legacy through the Museum. We are happy to work with you to customize your impact through a variety of planned giving tools. For more information contact Margaret Ann Gudbranson, Esq. at 216-231-4600, x3286 or

The Marie Odenkirk Clark Society

The Marie Odenkirk Clark Society recognizes donors who have remembered the Museum in their estate plans. As a member you receive these special benefits:
  • Invitation for two to the Annual Donor Recognition Dinner
  • Invitations for two to Museum exhibition preview receptions
  • Recognition in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Recognition on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • Certificate of recognition
If you have named the Museum in your estate plans, let us know by emailing

To learn how donations are used in more detail please view our financial information.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s taxpayer identification number is 34-0714338.

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