Support

Napa County Historical Society wants you! Contribute your time, historic documents, or financial support and help us keep history alive for years to come.

Memberships

Membership Levels + Benefits

Perks for a Business Membership include:

  • eNewsletter
  • Discount on events
  • Free Tidings
  • Discount for up to 2 guests
  • Free additional NCHS publications
  • 1 hour of research assistance
  • Recognition on website
  • Additional sponsorship benefits

Perks for a Patron Membership include:

  • eNewsletter
  • Discount on events
  • Free Tidings
  • Discount for up to 2 guests
  • Free additional NCHS publications
  • 1 hour of research assistance
contributing member $75

Perks for a Contributing Membership include:

  • eNewsletter
  • Discount on events
  • Free Tidings
  • Discount for up to 2 guests
family membership $50

Perks for a Family Membership include:

  • eNewsletter
  • Discount on events
  • Free Tidings
  • Discount for up to 2 guests
individual membership $35

Perks for an Individual Membership include:

  • eNewsletter
  • Discount on events
  • Free Tidings

Become a Sponsor

A New Century of Exhibits at Napa County Historical Society

$1,500

  • Business Membership
  • Logo on NCHS Website
  • Name recognized as Exhibit Sponsor
  • Sponsorship recognized on Social media and all public relations
  • Invitation for 5 to Virtual Opening

$3,000

  • Business Membership
  • Logo on NCHS Website
  • Name recognized as Exhibit Sponsor for 2 exhibits
  • Sponsorship recognized on Social media and all public relations
  • Invitation for 10 to Virtual Opening of both exhibits

$7,500

  • Business Membership
  • Logo on NCHS Website
  • Name recognized as Exhibit Sponsor for 3 exhibits (1 year)
  • Sponsorship recognized on Social media and all public relations
  • Invitation for 10 to Virtual Openings of 3 exhibits

$15,000

  • Business Membership
  • Logo on NCHS Website
  • Name recognized as Exhibit Sponsor in Title Banner for 1 exhibit or as Exhibit Sponsor for 3 exhibits (1 year)
  • Sponsorship recognized on Social media and all public relations
  • Invitation for 10 to Virtual Openings of 3 exhibits
  • Complimentary private function space at NCHS
Become a Sponsor

Opportunities

Volunteers and Internships

We are always looking for volunteers and interns to work as docents, process our collections materials, and conduct historical research. Volunteers have a flexible schedule and handle a variety of different projects.

For those in the library, archives, history, or related fields looking to gain job skills, build up your resume, or get some practical, real-world experience, we offer several unpaid internships. Academic internships are also available by request.

Donations

Donations

Financial Donations

To donate financially please mail checks to the Goodman Library, 1219 First Street, Napa, California, 94559 or call (707) 224-1739 for more information. Click here to donate online.

Historical Donations

NCHS accepts paper-based materials such as documentary artifacts, books, manuscripts, photographs, and periodicals relating to the history of Napa County. Generally, we do not accept objects or any materials not directly or indirectly related to Napa County and its residents. Exceptions made on a case-by-case basis.

Fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page with a description of your items for review by the Research Librarian.

Want to support the NCHS and research library in a tangible way? Give a specific donation to help us buy new conservation and preservation supplies.

We need:

Social Distancing Materials

Cost

Window Posters  x3: $13.86 (or $41.58)
Floor vinyls $28.99
Hand Sanitizer Station, Cleaning Supplies, Soaps $185

Total

$256

Preservation Materials

Cost

Archival weights – small x4:  $13.95 (or $55.80)
Document Boxes – large x10:  $12.65 (or $126.50)
Document Boxes – small x10:  $11.45 (or $114.50)
Rolled Map Storage Boxes x2:  $67.20 (or $134.00)

Total

$1,186

Technology

Cost

Computer Replacement x4: $350 (or $1400)
Laptop Replacement $329.99
Ipad x2: $329 (or $858)

Total

$2,587

Library Storage

Cost

Bookcases for oversized map boxes (26″ x 42″ x 10″) x4:

$199 (or $796) or the price of materials

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Here’s how to get set up:

  1. Go to smile.amazon.com and log into your account if you’re not already.
  2. At the top left, click on Account & Lists. Under Your Account, click Your AmazonSmile.
  3. Follow the instructions to set up your AmazonSmile account.
  4. When given the option to choose a charity, search for Napa County Historical Society.
  5. That’s it!

Thank you for your support!