Donations to the Old Fort Niagara Association
Old Fort Niagara depends upon generous donors to help us fulfill our mission to preserve this unique, historic site, educate the public about its rich history, and collect objects and documentary materials related to the site and the Niagara region.
The Annual Fund supports the development and operation of educational programs including daily interpretive programs, special events, school programs, outreach and distance learning programs.
Regimental Field Music
Funds are used to maintain uniforms and equipment of the Regimental Field Music of the Eighth Regiment of Foot, Old Fort Niagara's fife and drum unit.
French and Indian War Encampment Sponsorships
Promote your business and make history this July 4 weekend. Sponsorships are available at $500, $250 and $100 levels.
Pathfinder Level- $500. 1/2 page ad in the event program booklet. 10 complimentary guest passes, recognition during battle narration, acknowledgement on Old Fort Niagara's website, recognition on Facebook, The Drum (Old Fort Niagara's e-newsletter), listing in our print newsletter, ad in re-enactor packets.
Aide de Camp Level - $250. 1/4 page ad in the event program booklet, 5 guest passes, recognition in print newsletter, acknowledgement on Old Fort Niagara's website.
Sentry Level - $100. Listing in the event program, 2 guest passes, acknowledgement on Old Fort Niagara's website.
General contributions are always welcome to defray the general operating expenses. Old Fort Niagara receives no general operating support from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation and depends upon admission fees, museum shop sales, membership fees, and donations from its supporters to carry out its programs of preservation and education.
You can make a tax-deductible donation to keep history alive everyday at Old Fort Niagara. Simply donate directly online through our secure servers by clicking here, or simply mail a check to:
P.O. Box 169
Youngstown, NY 14174-0169
We will gladly send you a receipt for your very appreciated donation.
Old Fort Niagara is a not-for-profit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Gifts to the Old Fort Niagara Association are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. The Association is a private not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that operates Old Fort Niagara. A copy of Old Fort Niagara's latest financial report may be obtained from the Association or from the New York State Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.
Hours of Operation
The Fort is open year round with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
- Jan - June 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- July - Aug - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
- Sept - Dec - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Please note: Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing time.
Support the Fort
Old Fort Niagara is operated by the Old Fort Niagara Association, an independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1927. We do not rely on tax dollars. Instead, the Fort is funded through a combination of admission fees, museum shop sales and charitable contributions.