Individual Giving and Membership

Learn about the Franklin Fund, membership programs, planned giving, and other ways individual donors can support the mission of The Franklin Institute.

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Benefactor Society

The Benefactor Society combines membership benefits – including a more personalized museum experience, behind-the-scenes access, and exclusive events – with a charitable gift to further support science education. 

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Franklin Fund

The Franklin Fund is TFI’s annual giving platform. Gifts to the Fund allow us to support all aspects of our mission to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology.


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Members enjoy a full year of valuable benefits and experiences including unlimited museum admission and special discounts, while also supporting the Institute’s mission.


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Planned Giving

The Benjamin Franklin Legacy Society honors individuals who have made plans for a donation as part of a financial or estate plan. Whether through a will, retirement assets (IRAs and 401Ks), or property, anyone can make a meaningful contribution with a planned gift.


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The Innovators

Join our group of next-generation philanthropists, perfect for those ages 21-40.




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