​Friends of Museum

Donations to this fund are used for general operating support of the museum, including
  • acquiring collection objects
  • funding educational programs, and
  • supporting collections preservation activities

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History Internship Program Award

This award fund supports an annual scholarship given to one or more undergraduate student(s) minoring in museum studies to assist with access to, and participation, internship opportunities. It is funded by gifts from John Harkins, Dr. Jay Martin, and Central Michigan University alumni, faculty, staff, retirees, and friends.

Museum Endowment

This endowment fund provides long-range support for the expansion of the museum.

Walter P. Nickell Natural History Scholarship Endowment

This endowment supports an annual scholarship given to an undergraduate student minoring in museum studies who is interested in pursuing natural history as a career.