Donations to the Friends of Pueblo Grande are tax deductible and go directly to the museum’s education programs, exhibits, collection care, or archaeology program. Donations ensure that the only public accessible Hohokam Platform sites in the City of Phoenix continue to provide opportunities for education and cultural awareness to all its visitors.

Donations to PGMA are used for:

Educational Programs

To teach both adults and children about the prehistoric, historic and present cultures of Pueblo Grande and the Salt River Valley.


To update and maintain our current exhibits both inside and out and bring in new exhibits.


For the care and preservation of the existing collection and to obtain new pieces for our collections and to keep our research library updated.

Supporter/Sponsor Support Program

The “Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum” (FOPGM) Supporter/Sponsor Program is an excellent way for an individual, company or small business to support Pueblo Grande Museum without joining FOPGM. The list of areas and needs seem to be unlimited. 


What your donation supports:


  • Education: To assist in dispersing educational materials: to provide lecturers and tour guides.
  • Archaeology: For the support of Archaeology related activities at the Museum.
  • Collections: To assist in the library cataloging and management, collection management, curatorial and conservation techniques, records management and research.
  • Adopt an Artifact: For curating artifacts in the Museum Collection.
  • Gallery Development: To assist in the replacement of the Gallery
  • Exhibit Development: To assist in the preparation of exhibits.
  • Hohokam Replica House Repairs: To repair and maintain the Museum replica houses.
  • Trail Replacement: To repair and replace the outdoor trail.
  • Solar Lighting: To purchase and install outdoor solar lighting along the trail.
  • Tree Replacement: To purchase and replace trees and plants.
  • Shaded Benches: To purchase and install shaded outdoor benches.

  • Navajo Rug Auction: This event is held each Fall and highlights Rug Art of the Dine/Navajo
  • Anniversary Gala: This event is to celebrate the long history of Pueblo Grande Museum.
  • Indian Market: This event is held each winter and highlights the diverse culture of North
American indigenous peoples.
  • Mata Ortiz Pottery/Zapotec Rug Sale: This event is held each spring and highlights the diverse
culture of Meso- America.
  • Other: This may be any Museum improvements or activities you wish to sponsor.

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Giving TuesdayGiving Tuesday – May 5, 2020

Celebrated the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Give to the Pueblo Grande Museum Here 

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