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Help thousands who visit our 385-acre campus to learn, heal, and grow in nature.

Join the “Perennials” and commit to automatic gifts that sustain our mission.



Your mindful decision to create a legacy will ensure that the magic of the Ashokan Center continues beyond our time.
Learn how to plan a gift.

Donate appreciated stock or other assets directly through your broker for potential capital gains tax savings. According to fidelitycharitable.org “By donating stock that has appreciated for more than a year, you are actually giving 20 percent more than if you sold the stock and then made a cash donation. The reason is simple: avoiding capital gains taxes.” 

Click HERE for the Stock Donation Form which provides all the information you need to provide your broker. Please complete it and return to Sara Trapani sara.trapani@ashokancenter.org 

If you’ve reached the age where you need to take required minimum distributions (RMDs) from your traditional IRAs, there are tax advantages for donating your RMD to charity. Consult your financial advisor about how to donate all or a portion of your RMD to the Ashokan Center. Learn more: Charity Navigator: Donating Your IRA RMD

Recognize loved ones with a gift in their honor or a memorial gift. 

Double your gift with employer matching gifts.

We now accept donations via Venmo. Search for us @Ashokan_Center for a convenient and easy way to give!

Donate through a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) within your brokerage account for flexibility and potential tax benefits. The Ashokan Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit under EIN 26-0194793

We’re interested in partnering with companies and institutions that align with our mission to inspire learning and build community through shared experiences in nature, history, music and art. Build a custom package. Contact Development Director Sara Trapani sara.trapani@ashokancenter.org

More Music in Memory of Howie Brown.

The HBMF supports Ashokan’s music-related programming to allow people of all ages to learn and be inspired by a wide variety of musical traditions. Ashokan’s music programming includes music education in our school field trip programs, performances and instruction at Music & Dance Camps and public events, and community outreach.

All donated funds support:

  • Increased Public Access to Music Programs- through tiered pricing & scholarships so that no one is turned away from our music programming for lack of funds.
  • Support for Musicians – the HBMF will enable us to hire a more diverse range of teachers and performers for our Music & Dance programs, public events & festivals. 

**Ashokan extends special thanks to Wendy Dolber for initiating this memorial fund in 2023 with a major gift of $50,000 in memory of her beloved late husband Howie M. Brown.