Merit of Recognition

'Annual' Leadership Society

All contributions during a calendar year are cumulative for recognition purposes. The name of each donor will be recognized at least once annually in the printed Annual Report. There are nine levels of recognition, based upon total ANNUAL contributions:

Recongnition Contribution
Order of Jylland $10,000 and above
Order of Sjælland $5,000 - $9,999
Order of Fyn $2,500 - $4,999
Order of Bornholm $1,000 - $2,499
Order of Lolland $500 - $999
Order of Falster $250 - $499
Order of Amager $100 - $249
Order of Læsø $50 - $99
Order of Fanø Under $50

All members contributing $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund during the calendar year will be recognized in the Annual Report as members of the Annual Leadership Society

Heritage Builders

A donor who makes known a planned gift to the museum and signs a Statement of Intent while living, will be recognized on the Heritage Builders plaque. This shall apply to both irrevocable and revocable gifts alike. Gifts from estates of those who did not make known their plans while alive will be recognized on the same plaque.

Wall of Honor

The Wall of Honor displays the names of Danish immigrants, their adopted United States city and state, and the year of immigration. The information is displayed on permanent plaques in the museum. Contributors to the Wall of Honor will be recognized in the America Letter.

In Memory or In Honor

Contributions may be made to the museum in memory of or in honor of others. The honoree of such gifts will be recognized in the America Letter.