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October 31, 1934, was the last day of the Century of Progress Exposition. This was the second World’s Fair held in Chicago and was attended by more than 40 million people.
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Membership Donation to Other Organizations

The Museum is pleased to donate an annual family membership to many non-profits conducting fundraisers. In order to be considered, your organization must meet the following criteria:

  • Non-profit organization registered with federal and state government
  • Based in the Chicago-area
  • Not a religiously-affiliated organization
  • Not a political action committee

If you meet these criteria, please send us a letter on the organization’s letterhead at least 6 weeks before your event detailing the following:

  • The date and nature of the event
  • The organization’s mission
  • How and where funds raised will be used
  • The organization’s tax-free ID number
  • A return address

We will reply by mail if we are able to donate to your fundraiser. You will not hear from us if we are not able to donate. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls about the status of a donation.

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