Memberships, Sponsorships and Donations
Members: Be a Part of History
The mission of the Naples Historical Society is to preserve Naples history and heritage for the community and future generations to enjoy. We are a tax exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization governed by a Board of Directors and serve many hundreds of members.
We invite you to join our mission! As a Member of the Naples Historical Society, you will support a range of preservation activities, most notably the upkeep and operation of landmark Palm Cottage™ and The Gardens, educational programs and archival efforts -- all designed to protect our community's history as well as preserve one of the area's most outstanding historical properties. Our membership levels are:
Preservation League: $500/year
Membership benefits include:
- Free admission to Historic Palm CottageTM and The Norris Gardens at Palm Cottage throughout the year except during special events,
- Free admission to the Cottage Theater with our featured oral histories or other restored DVDs,
- Free admission to our annual holiday event, Christmas at Palm Cottage,
- Free admission to our popular lecture series, Garden Side Chickee Chats,
- 25% discount on the rental of Historic Palm Cottage,
- $2 discount on the admission to Naples Botanical Garden
- 10% discount on merchandise purchases (in store only),
- Complimentary passes for Tours of Historic Palm CottageTM or The Norris Gardens at the Patron and Preservation levels,
- An early copy of the organization's newsletter, Cottage Review,
- Early notice of all events,
- Personal satisfaction that you are contributing to the preservation of Naples history!
Sponsors: Increase Your Visibility and Networking
If your business or organization is seeking ways to increase local awareness, contribute positively to the community and expand your networking opportunities, we invite you to sponsor a Naples Historical Society event. Society Sponsors are prominently displayed in promotional efforts, event exhibits and event signage. Thousands of people visit Historic Palm Cottage™ every year, and our annual events provide a popular venue to mix with our valued members and community friends while supporting an important cause.
Donors: Be a Partner in Preservation
Over the years, the Naples Historical Society has sustained its mission through the generous support of donors. These families, individuals and organizations have provided significant gifts supporting a variety of important community initiatives. Naples Historical Society donors are truly history's champions.
If you, too, believe in preserving the past for the future, and wish to help the Naples Historical Society take its archival development project to the next level or help sustain the organization through our Endowment & Planned Giving program, please consider supporting us through the Naples Historical Society Foundation.