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Work is beginning in removing invasive buckthorn as part of the East Canal Ecological Renovation project. Trails may be closed daily, including Service Rd (south), Snakeroot Tr, Old Tifft St, Mosquito Jct Bdwk Tr, and Mounds Bypass. For your own safety, please heed all trail closure signage as heavy equipment is at work.

Ways to Give


Show Your Support

There are many different ways to make a gift to Tifft Nature Preserve – choose what method works best for you.

Any and all gifts made to Tifft are greatly appreciated. There are many different ways you can make your gift, see below to determine the method that works best for you.

Ways to Give

Give Online

Make a one-time gift online using our secure online giving form

Give By Phone

Call the Development Office at ​716.896.5200

Give By Mail

Checks can be made payable to Tifft Nature Preserve.

Mail to: Development Office
Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211

Other Ways to Give

Stock or Securities

Gifts of securities are popular alternatives to cash. The donor receives many benefits, including receiving a maximum charitable income tax deduction and avoiding paying capital gains tax.

The donor should notify the Museum by calling 716.896.5200 to ensure the gift is credited correctly when the transfer is complete.

Transfer instructions:

M&T Investment Group
Depository Trust Company (DTC) – Eligible Assets
Participant #990
Agent ID #26209 Institutional ID #26385 (if M&T Affirms) Advisors ID if they Affirm
Account Name: Blfo Soc Natural Sciences Account
Number: 1014169
For MTBIA Trades (Discretionary Accounts) – Institutional ID #26210, Agent ID #26210
(current as of September 1, 2021 – questions, call 716.896.5200)

Matching Gifts

Companies across the nation support causes that are important to their employees by matching charitable contributions. This means you can increase your impact and make your contributions go further at the Buffalo Museum of Science by collaborating with your company’s matching gift program.

To see if your employer will match your gift, contact your HR department.