Everyone has a part in the history of Dinkytown.


Donate to PHD

Your donation allows us to connect people and create partnerships all over the nation. We run conservation projects with our partners, seeking the most constructive solutions, and host great events.


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Every donor to PHD automatically becomes a member, which comes with an Appreciation Gift, tax deduction, and more. Donors can deduct contributions they make to Preserve Historic Dinkytown under IRC Section 179.
We also accept personal checks in the mail.

There are five basic levels of membership, but you may donate at any dollar amount you wish.

$10 Level – The Scholar

$25 Level – The Varsity

$50 Level – The Graduate

$100 Level – The PhD

$110 & Up Level – The Fullbright

Member Appreciation Gift

Besides our deep gratitude and the promise of more future public events and programming, we also extend the offer of a gift for those donors who venture to visit Dinkytown! All the images used for these cards and posters are featured in our Star Tribune collection gallery.

  • The Scholar - One packet of postcards or 5 of the loose ones
  • The Varsity - One packet of postcards and small poster of your choice (8.5 x 11 or 11 x 14)
  • The Graduate - 2 packets of postcards plus poster of your choice (any size up to 11x17)
  • The PhD - 2 packets of postcards and largest poster (13x19) or any other 2 posters of your choice
  • The Fullbright - Your choice of any item and in any combination up to 5 items

Members must stop by the Book House in Dinkytown to collect their Member Appreciation Gift.
Sorry, we are not currently shipping or mailing any of our gifts.



Your Membership is needed for Preserve Historic Dinkytown to provide the necessary funding for:

  • Events and programming
  • Printed materials and mailings
  • Archiving materials
  • Online public archiving
  • Administrative Costs


Send your donation to:

Preserve Historic Dinkytown
c/o The Book House
1316 4th St SE #201
Minneapolis, MN 55414