A volunteer organization like the Irvington Historical Society survives and progresses only with the help of donors, large and small. Our content and stories are donated as well. We want to recognize those businesses and individuals who have supported us over the past 12 months. We thank: .
Our Corporate Sponsors
Indiana Historical Society, Heritage Support Grant
Owings Family Foundation
Peg & Paul Diebold
Steve & Sue Barnett
Partners in creating our 2019 exhibits:
The Askren Family
Indiana Medical History Museum
Indy Cloth Dollmakers
Irvington Garden Club
Eastside Art Collective
Photographers Club of Warren Central High School
Our Volunteers, who keep us open!
Steve & Sue Barnett
Paul & Peggy Diebold
Char Ottinger & Ron Flick
Irvington’s Black Hat Society
Kent Hankins & Bill Aughe
Andrea R. Light
Matt & Emma Robinson
Steven & Paula Schmidt
Michael Schmidt & Tammy Dominowski
Sheryl and David Vanderstel
The following people donated materials to the IHS archives durin 2019:
Dear Friend of Irvington:
The Irvington Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) organization, relies on donors, sponsors, members and volunteers to fulfill our mission to collect, preserve and connect Irvington’s past to its present. Our historic Bona Thompson Center allows us to:
You can support Irvington's History by becoming a member and a sponsor of our mission. Memberships and donations fund our daily operations and preserve our materials. Your sponsorship allows us to develop programs and serve the community by researching and sharing more of our history.
Become a member of the Irvington Historical Society
Volunteer at the Bona
Rent the Bona for your events.
Donate to support one-time or ongoing expenses.
Become a sponsor to support events and long-term needs.
Programming costs can be $50 for printing or food for a reception to Presenter’s workshop fees start at $200; preserving our documents, photographs and art we spend costs from $15 for one storage box, $300 to repair a WWI poster to $1000 to clean and repair a painting, such as Dorothy Morlan’s Irvington in December.
Become a sponsor to support the Bona's events and long-term needs.
Your memberships and donations allows us to continue to operate the Bona admission free! As a sponsor, you, your company, or organization can also benefit.
Donors or Event Sponsor
Your donations play a major role in funding our operations and programs. Programming costs can be $50 for printing or food for a reception to Presenter’s workshop fees start at $200; preserving our documents, photographs and art we spend costs from $15 for one storage box, $300 to repair a WWI poster to $1000 to clean and repair a painting, such as Dorothy Morlan’s Irvington in December.
As a $100 -$400 Donor or Event Sponsor, you receive:
As a $500 -$900 Donor or Event Sponsor, you receive:
Sponsorships $1,000 - $4,000 for 1 year
$5,000 + for the period of 2 years
Your sponsorship supports our building improvements and community programming. For the specified period, you would receive:
Endowments $20,000 and up
Your donation would play a major role in the future of our organization by allowing us to establish an endowment.This level of donation offers:
If you are interested, please consider making a donation to the Bona. Checks should be made out to “The Irvington Historical Society”. You can donate using a credit card via our website,
The Irvington Historical Society is a 501(c)3 corporation.
We thank you for your interest and support.