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Get Involved & Help Educate Texans Today

Thank you for sharing our passion for Texas history! When you donate to the Texas State Historical Association, you are ensuring that future generations will have access to valuable education programs, publications, and digital resources to enhance the study of Texas history.

You can make a difference in so many ways. Choose an option that works best for you:


For more than a century, the Texas State Historical Association has played a leadership role in Texas history research and education, helping identify, collect, preserve, and tell the stories of Texas. Become a member of the Texas State Historical Association and join the thousands of others who believe in creating a future for our past.



Donate Now

The Texas State Historical Association is the only organization that focuses its effort on providing resources and educating Texans of all ages about our history and culture.

Donate By Phone

To donate to the Texas State Historical Association by phone, please call (512) 471-2600. (Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Donate By Mail

To donate by mail, simply download and fill out the form, print, and mail with your check to:

Texas State Historical Association
3001 Lake Austin Blvd.
Suite 3.116
Austin, TX 78703

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some even double or triple the amount of your gift. Check with your Human Resources Department for participation and requirements.

Memorial & Honor Giving

Celebrate the life of a friend or loved one by making a donation to the Texas State Historical Association in their honor or memory. Your donation will help TSHA provide resources and training for teachers, educate Texas students, and continue to disseminate authoritative research through its publications and online Handbook.

The Texas State Historical Association will promptly send a letter to the honoree or family acknowledging your gift.

Leave a Legacy

With a planned gift to the Texas State Historical Association, you can combine your desire to give to charity with your overall financial, tax, and estate planning goals. Your planned gift gives you a special connection with the Association. You will help educate Texans about our history - now and for years to come.

If you would like to discuss including the Texas State Historical Association in your estate plan, contact our offices.

Become a Monthly Donor

Your monthly donation helps form a predictable source of income we can count on to fund our programs and services across the state and further our mission to educate Texans of our rich and unique history. It's the easiest way to give and ensure that the Texas State Historical Association receives your ongoing support. Your recurring monthly donation means, together, we will help:

  • Provide updated, authoritative Texas history content 27/7, free of charge through the Handbook

Shop/Search for Texas History

How would you like to earn cash for TSHA by completing your daily TO-DO List? Whether you're grocery shopping, searching the Internet, or shopping online, you can support the Texas State Historical Association.

Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program: Tom Thumb shoppers can link our program number (Charity# 13030) to their Rewards card by completing a Good Neighbor Program Addition/Deletion Form at the store's courtesy booth or online. The more people who link their card to TSHA, the more money we will raise.

Kroger Community Rewards: Beginning August 1, 2013 Kroger shoppers can register their Kroger Plus Card on and list the Texas State Historical Association (NPO# 91104) as your preferred nonprofit organization. Then, just shop, swipe your card, and earn funds for TSHA! View step-by-step instructions and FAQs here. is a new online shopping mall which donates up to 37 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, eBay, Macy's and Barnes & noble have teamed up with GoodShop and every time you place an order, you'll be supporting your favorite cause. is a new Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo, and watch the donations add up!


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