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Support The Met

The Met is a place that inspires stories--a place where old stories are told, and new stories are made. Meet Charlie, a budding art lover with a story inspired by The Met. When you support The Met Annual Fund, you inspire more stories.
Meet our storytellers. 

Donate to The Met

Ways to Give

Planned Giving

Contribute to The Met's future by planning for a special gift, such as a bequest in your will or a trust that pays you income. There are many creative and flexible planned giving options that can benefit you and the Museum.

The Met's Friends Groups

Members of The Met's Friends Groups enjoy special programs and build relationships with curators and others who share similar interests, all in an intimate, behind-the-scenes setting.

Gift Acceptance Guidelines

To ensure that The Met is a responsible steward of gifts that will help the Museum to further and fulfill its mission, and that those gifts are in the Museum's best interest, the Board of Trustees has adopted gift acceptance guidelines.

Mail a Contribution

If you'd like to mail your contribution, please send this form (PDF) with your gift to:

Development Office
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028

Make a Gift of Stock or by Wire Transfer

Use this form to request instructions for making a gift of appreciated securities or a gift by wire transfer.

Funding Support

See funding support information for the Education Department and MetLiveArts.

Contact Us

For more information, please call 212-650-2425 or email