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MEMBERSHIP  
 ANNUAL GIVING   MEMORIALS

Membership and Giving

The Cattle Raisers Museum is appreciative to all members who support the Museum’s vision of providing opportunities for people of all ages to learn about the economics, history, heritage and culture of the livestock industry of the Southwest.

 Your tax deductible gift to the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation will:

*Assist the Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation’s mission to provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn about the livestock industry of the Southwest.

*Help to promote the future of the cattle industry through educational programming.

*Help to expand the Foundation’s scholarship program to encourage and assist more  students who are interested in professional careers within this industry

Members at all levels enjoy the following benefits for an entire year:

*FREE grounds admission to Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (January 15 – February 6, 2016) relative to membership level
*FREE parking
in the Museum Lot located south of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.  Subject to availability. NOT VALID DURING THE FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW & RODEO.
*FREE admission to the Cattle Raisers Museum and all interactive exhibits at the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History**
*FREE admission to the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of  Fame
*10% discount in the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History & National Cowgirl Museum’s gift shops
*10% discount in the Stars Café
**Please note, there is an additional fee to visit the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History’s special exhibits, which vary through-out the year. Timed tickets are required and member prices vary depending on the exhibit.

$50 – Ranch Hand Membership (Individual)
All membership benefits listed above for one adult
 
$75 – Wrangler’s Membership (Dual)
All membership benefits listed above for two adults
 
$150 – Cattleman’s Membership (Family)
All membership benefits listed above for six
 
$250 – Partners’ Membership
All membership benefits listed above for six plus:
*Two one-time guest passes
 
$500 – Outrider Membership
All membership benefits listed above for six plus:
*Four one-time guest passes
 
$40 – Out of Range Membership
All the benefits of Ranch Hand (Individual) membership for those living more than 150 miles from Fort Worth
 

Donors who make an annual gift of $2,500 or more become members of the Cattle Raisers Foundation Society and will receive more exclusive benefits.

$2,500 – Drover
Membership benefits for ten plus:
*Six one-time guest passes
*Name recognition on the Foundation Society donor wall in the Museum
$5,000 – Wagon Boss
Membership benefits for ten plus:
Eight one-time guest passes
Name one of the horses in “Ride-Along Roundup” gallery for one year

$10,000 – Top Hand
Membership benefits for ten plus:
Ten one-time guest passes
Artifact drawer in “Legacy Headquarters” to pay tribute to a great cattle raiser past or present
 

$25,000 – Cattle Baron
Membership benefits for ten plus:
Twelve one-time guest passes
Top level name recognition on the Cattle Raisers Foundation Society’s donor wall
 

Or Download a printable Membership Form

Membership FAQs
How do I join, renew or upgrade my membership?
Online:  Join or renew now
Call: 817-332-8551 
Fax: Complete the membership form and fax to 817-336-2470
Mail: Complete the membership form and mail to Cattle Raisers Museum,
1600 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Download Membership Form

How soon will I receive my membership card?
Your membership card(s) will be mailed 1-2 weeks from the day your contribution is received.  If you would like to visit the Museum prior to receiving your card(s), your name will be at the membership kiosk of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History located in the Museum’s atrium.

How can I replace a lost/stolen membership card?
Please contact the Cattle Raisers Museum at 817-332-8551  or dholderith@cowgirl.net to receive your replacement card(s).

Is my membership tax-deductible?
Yes, a portion of every membership is tax deductible.

How do I buy a membership as a gift?
Please contact the Cattle Raisers Museum at 817-332-8551 or e-mail dholderith@cowgirl.net and provide the recipient’s contact information.  You may also fax or mail a membership form and note that it is for a gift and provide the recipient’s information.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us at 817-332-8551 or dholderith@cowgirl.net.

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Annual Giving

The Cattle Raisers Museum is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates without state or federal funding.  Your tax-deductible contribution helps the TSCRF preserve the history and advance the future of the livestock industry through Cattle Raisers Museum exhibits, education initiatives and programming.

Matching Employer Contributions

Matching employer contributions are a way to double or triple your gift to the Cattle Raisers Museum. To obtain matching funds, simply pick up a form from your employer and include it with your gift to the Cattle Raisers Museum.

Memorial & Honorary Gifts

Memorial and honorary gifts to the Cattle Raisers Museum are meaningful tributes to loved ones passionate about preserving and perpetuating the heritage of the livestock industry of the Southwest.

Please provide the name and address of the person being honored and the occasion of the gift. We will notify the person being honored of your generosity.


Please make checks payable to:
Cattle Raisers Museum
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
For more information about the Memorial and Honorary Gifts Program, please contact Deanna Holderith at 817-332-8551 or at dholderith@cowgirl.net.

Planned Giving
There are a number of gift planning options, from a bequest in your will to life-income gifts, which provide you with income for a period of time before the Museum may use your gift. The best plan for you will balance your charitable and financial goals while supporting the legacy of the Cattle Raisers Museum.
In many cases, planned gifts can help to:
* Reduce estate, gift and/or current income taxes.
* Reduce or eliminate taxes on capital gains at the time of the gift.
* Provide a secure income stream for the rest of your life.
* Provide additional income for your heirs.
For more information, please contact your estate planning professional or contact the Cattle Raisers Museum at 817-332-8551 or dholderith@cowgirl.net

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