Wassmuth Center Endowment

Created as an agency fund within the Idaho Community Foundation, the Wassmuth Center Endowment was established to forever support and sustain human rights education in Idaho, by promoting respect for human dignity and diversity through education, and by fostering individual responsibility to work for justice and peace.

Donations to the Endowment can be made online; click Wassmuth Center Endowment.

Support Human Rights Education in Idaho

The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights is 100% dependent on donations. We need your help to continue the valuable work being done in classrooms and communities throughout the state. Support the Center with cash and/or stock donations, purchase tickets to attend a Center event, sponsor an event table, bid in the silent and live auctions, contribute to the annual fund-a-need – it all adds up in the annual levels of support.  

FRIEND $1 – $249;  ADVOCATE $250 – $999;   ANNE FRANK LEGACY CIRCLE $1,000 – $4,999;   AMBASSADOR $5,000 – $9,999;   PARTNER $10,000+

Please join us as a supporter today! One time and monthly recurring donations help us meet operating and programming expenses.

□  $2,400 or $200/month │ pays to print an annual supply of the Center’s “Scope and Sequence of Human Rights Lessons for the Classroom”

□  $1,800 or $150/month │ pays to print an annual supply of the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” distributed to classrooms free-of-charge

□  $1,200 or $100/month │ pays to print free Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial Quote Books for visiting guests and students

□  $600 or $50/month │ provides online Human Rights Leadership Programming for one Idaho school

□  $300 or $25/month │ provides professional develop funding for one Idaho teacher to attend our annual Human Rights Educator Workshop

□  Become a sustaining supporter by designating a monthly withdrawal from your bank account.

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Purchase a Paver

Honor loved ones with a customized paver to be displayed in perpetuity at the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial next to the Outdoor Community Classroom.  Orders for new pavers are currently being accepted for placement in the Memorial in late 2017.

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50% Idaho Education Tax Credit – Cash or check donations only, not stock, goods or services.

The Center is a 501 (c) (3) publicly supported charity. (Nonprofit TAX ID #82-0490848). The Center acts as the education arm of the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial which meets Idaho’s requirements as a nonprofit education institution and public museum under Idaho tax code 63-3029A and Idaho Tax Form 39R, Line E1. Donations to the Center or Memorial are eligible for all normal contribution tax deductions (Federal & State) PLUS an additional 50% Idaho Education (Museum) Tax Credit.

Give a Gift of Stock

Securities can be gifted to the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights in two ways: either via electronic transfer (in which your broker transfers shares using the Wassmuth Center’s DTC number) or by physically mailing the paper certificates to the Wassmuth Center. Either method is acceptable, but it is necessary for you to contact your broker to initiate the transfer.

If Sending Electronically: Ask your broker to donate through Merrill Lynch (call Merrill Lynch, Lori Harper at 208-338-3170 for more information). Merrill Lynch DTC Number: 5198.  ACCT Name: Wassmuth Center for Human Rights (Tax ID# 82-0490848) ACCT Number: 41302179

Contact Information: In order for WCHR to properly credit your contribution, it is best for you or your broker to send a written notice of the transfer to: Debbie Sager, Office Manager Wassmuth Center for Human Rights 777 S. 8th Street, Boise, ID 82702 208-345-0304, Fax 208-433-1221 Email: debbie@wassmuthcenter.org

Sponsor a Wassmuth Center Benefit Event

Businesses throughout the valley host a variety of unique and exciting events in order to engage their community in the work of the Center and the message of the Memorial. These charity events build enthusiasm and advocacy, foster collaboration, and offer recognition to the members of the community who help to support the Wassmuth Center in fulfilling our mission.

In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations are critical to our continued success. In-kind donations may include office equipment, graphic design, printing or other professional services.

Participate in a Rewards Program

Designate the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights as your contribution recipient when registering for

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To learn more about giving opportunities, please contact the Center at (208) 345-0304 or info@wassmuthcenter.org

Upcoming events

  • 14th annual Change Your World Celebration

    September 15, 2017, 6:00pm

    Reception, silent and live auction, dinner, award recognition, program with featured keynote presenter Lecia Brooks (Southern Poverty Law Center)