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Through teaching, research, exciting exhibitions and innovative public programs, MOA provides endless opportunities for visitors and volunteers of all ages to learn more about themselves and the world around them. By giving to MOA, you will be supporting these and other activities, including school programs, theatrical and musical performances, lectures, artist residencies, collections access and workshops. We look forward to welcoming you to our community of passionate, engaged contributors.

Please consider making a donation to one of the areas below.

Museum of Anthropology Donations Fund

The Museum of Anthropology Donations Fund supports the areas of greatest need within the Museum, from innovative exhibitions and new public programs to collections access for originating communities and much needed educational spaces.

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Museum of Anthropology Acquisition Fund

The Museum of Anthropology Acquisition Fund enables MOA to acquire new works and strengthen its collections. The fund also supports the processing of new objects into the Museum’s collection through photography and digitization, ensuring that works are available for the widest possible audience to access through MOA’s online catalogue and the Reciprocal Research Network.

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Native Youth Program

The Native Youth Program (NYP) began in 1979 and is the longest running Aboriginal youth program in BC. The program offers summer employment and training to 6 urban Aboriginal high school students and 2 UBC students (as program manager and research assistant). The NYP aims to foster young Aboriginal leaders and gives them the opportunity to research and interpret their heritages in a museum setting and to connect with collections housed at MOA.

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For more information donating to MOA, contact Laura Vaughan, Associate Director of Development, at or 604-827-0006.