Giving to Our Future
The Bates Center offers a number of opportunities for individuals who wish to support Center activities. Individuals can contribute funds, donate personal papers, and volunteer time. See below for the many ways in which you can support the history of nursing.
Contributing to the Center
The Bates Center’s operating expenses are covered by a combination of gifts, grants, and endowment income. Contributions to the Center’s individual funds can be made online through the Giving to Penn site, or via direct links to individual funds below:
- Joan Lynaugh Founders Fund
- Barbara Bates Center Annual Fund
- Bates History Center Endowment Fund
- Karen Buhler Wilkerson Faculty Research Fund
Contributions for the Center can be mailed to the following address:
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Office of Institutional Advancement
Claire M. Fagin Hall
418 Curie Boulevard Suite 445
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Contributions should be made payable to: Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.
If you have any questions or need assistance when contributing please call 215-898-4502 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Donating Historical Materials
Individuals and/or organizations interested in donating papers of historical interest should contact the Center at email@example.com or call 215-898-4502. For more information on what we collect and why you should donate your records, please view our guide .
Volunteering at the Bates Center
The Center welcomes individuals interested in assisting in processing historical collections. Please contact the Bates Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-898-4502 for more information on volunteer opportunities.