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The SCHS Legacy Fund

The Mission of the Legacy Fund is to develop and manage the funds to enhance and extend educational programs and exhibitions, both present and future.
The Legacy Fund enables members and friends of the Society to build a heritage of support for the generations to come. Supporting this fund with gifts apart from regular giving is one of the best ways to ensure that our mission and vision thrive for years to come.

Legacy Fund Facts:

  • Only the interest accrued on the Legacy Fund will be used.

  • The Legacy Fund is managed by the SCHS Board of Directors.

  • The SCHS Legacy Fund is an integral part of the overall stewardship program of the Society.

  • Actions of the Legacy Fund address the needs and goals of SCHS.

  • Legacy Fund donor will be recognized in an upcoming issue of the SCHS Newsletter.

  • Gifts to the Legacy Fund are charitable and may have additional  tax benefits.

To continue to maintain and develop education, exhibits, and programming the Steele County Historical Society’s Board has taken the initiative to develop a Legacy Fund to help us maintain long-term financial sustainability.


Become a charter member of the Legacy Fund, and your annual gift will be held in a special account with no principal being used. Only the interest generated will be used annually to ensure that the fund will be a true “legacy” for future generations.


Our goal is to raise 2 million dollars for the fund. Your continued generosity has gotten us this far on an incredible journey, and our success is truly YOUR success – we couldn’t have done it without you!


In your year-end planning please consider a tax deductible donation to the annual Legacy Fund so that SCHS may continue to “preserve and share” even more great Steele County history for you and the generations to come! Click here for Legacy Fund brochure.


Please help the society to continue to provide great education, exhibits and programming for generations to come.

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