Individual Giving

Your gift supports the work of our scientists, researchers, and educators, around Chicago and across the world. Your contributions make a tangible impact—take advantage of special opportunities to see the difference you make.

Matching gifts

The Field Museum's scientific research, exhibitions, collections, and educational programs have grown and thrived for more than a century—with help from vital contributions from individuals like you and employers who will match your gift.

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When you make a gift of $250 or more, you can choose from special, interest-based tracks as part of the Field Encounters program. In these exclusive opportunities for donors, learn directly from our staff about their work. Depending on your level of support, opt into up to three tracks: Human Sciences, Creatures + Environment, and Exhibitions + Public Learning. 

Learn More About Field Encounters