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Support the Cotton Club Museum & Cultural Center

The Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center greatly appreciates your support and contributions. Your fully taxable gift will help further the mission of the Museum and support the Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center's many programs, including museum exhibits, cultural programs, educational programs, and concerts.
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A LEGACY GIFT is a donation of $2000 or more. If you wish to make a gift at this level please contact Mrs. Deloris Rentz, CCMCC Financial Secretary, at

  • Heirloom Gift:         $2,000 

  • Preservation Gift:    $3,000 

  • Heritage Gift:          $5,000 

  • Legacy Gift:             $10,000 and above 

If you would like to donate more than $10,000 - Please email us to make other payment arrangements. 

If you wish to donate by check, please make check payable to CCMCC and mail to the address below.

Mail To:

Cotton Club Museum

      P.O. Box 5534

     Gainsville, FL 32627-5534


(Please do not send cash by mail) 

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Your Gift helps support our programs, exhibits and other museum developments.


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Type of Giving
Unrestricted Giving

To be used, without constraints, for the preservation of the historic Cotton Club building located at 837 SE 7th Avenue and the general operation of the Cotton Club Museum and its programs.

Unrestricted Giving
  • Cotton Club Building – Furnishings

  • Museum Development and Operations on Site – Parking Lot, Landscaping

  • Restoration of Perryman Store

  • Restoration of Shotgun House


“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” MLK

General Volunteers

General volunteers are volunteers who assist in different and various ways, including greeting, registering, and monitoring museum guests, keeping the museum organized, and assisting docents with tours, educational programs, and events.

Special Event Volunteers

Special volunteers assist with special events being held at the museum.  Special events include educational and cultural programs as well as fundraisers.

Rev. Thelma Shaw Young Society

Rev. Thelma Shaw Young Society volunteers work as docents, leading tours and interpreting information for museum guests and groups.  Docents are a part of the fabric of the museum.  Their primary responsibility is to provide an excellent and interesting educational experience for museum guests.  

Volunteers are placed based on their general skills, interests and availability.  To get additional information or sign up, please contact Vivian Filer at 352-226-8321

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