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Planned Giving

What will your legacy be?

At The Cleveland Museum of Natural History we steward many legacy gifts through the Marie Odenkirk Clark Society. By joining the Cark 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 varity of plannet giving tools. For more information contact Robert Koonce at 216-231-4600 ext. 3228 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, please let us know by e-mailing 

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

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