Leave Your Mark

For 125 years, benefactors like you have helped the Field Museum become a global leader in science and natural history. You can make a lasting impact and help inspire future scientific exploration and discoveries with a range of planned giving options.

woman pushing dinosaur scull

Giving Amount

girl looking at displays

Age

people looking at exhibit

Assets

Life Insurance

Most popular ways to give this asset:

Tangible Personal Property

Most popular ways to give this asset:

Take the Quiz

Find Your Ideal Giving OptionStart Now

Join the Edward E. Ayer Society

members of the society listening to presenter

The Edward E. Ayer Society honors those who have included the Field Museum in their estate plans or other planned gifts, such as bequests, life insurance, and retirement account beneficiary designations.

A planned gift in any amount will ensure the Field’s lasting success by supporting future research and education. Your generous commitment will benefit science explorers for generations to come.

Learn More

Bequest Language

Ready to Make a Gift? View Sample Language