Donate & SPONSOR
At Pioneer Farms, your support is more than just dollars and cents—it’s an investment in lifelong learning, exceptional guest experiences and the preservation of Texas’ past.
Since 1975, Pioneer Farms has offered guests engaging and authentic experiences through restored historic areas, youth and adult programs and special events. Your generous gifts fund these experiences for our more than 50,000 visitors each year.
Envision what your gift could do.
- A gift of $200 ensures school classes can participate in 1800s crafts and activities during their visits.
- $500 provides 50 bales of hay for our animals that participate in historical programs.
- A gift of $1,000 will pay for horse-drawn wagons or carriages at an event.
- $2,500 subsidizes a field trip for a low-income school.
- A gift of $5,000 pays for the installation of a new exhibit.
- A gift of $10,000 pays to expand our historical Pioneer School artisans program or help restore an historical building on the Sprinkle Corner town square.
All donors receive recognition and free admission to our unique activities, events and programs. Sign on as a sponsor and get benefits plus recognition as a True Texas Hero!
Donor Members get all the benefits of regular membership, your name on our website and in printed materials, your name on the Donors Wall, plus invitations to VIP exhibition parties, private invitation-only history events. Business Sponsors also get iconic public recognition to draw attention and new customers and increase sales from the 50,000+ visitors at Pioneer Farms each year!
Tonkawa Scout Level Annual contribution of $200-$500
Prairie Homesteader Level Annual contribution of $501-$1,000
Cattle Baron Level Annual contribution of $1,001 to $2,500
Lone Star Hero Level Annual contribution of $2,501 to $5,000
Texas Pioneer Legends Annual contribution of $5,000 and above
Funding for specific projects is also possible. For a list of those projects in our strategic plan, click here.
Your gifts are eligible for a tax deduction. Pioneer Farms is operated by volunteers as the Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms Foundation, a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 non-profit Texas corporation.
Donation and sponsorship checks should be mailed to Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin TX 78754 or donate below.
Join our generous Donor Members and Business Sponsors listed below:
Karen & Barry Aidman
Carolyn & Bill Bingham
Genia & Jim Blanchard / Strategic Positioning
Mr. & Mrs. Joe W. Bratcher Jr. Foundation
Karen & Ray Brimble
Carl Daywood Realtors
Jon & Donna Durbin
John Fish Family
Jana & John Grimes
Diane & Eric Hale
Rosemary & August Harris
Dr. David Havemann
Courtney & Clark Hoffman
JoAnn & Gaylord Jentz
Charlene Wessels Koopman
The Monsivais Family
Rosemary M. Morrow
Marty & Jim Moulthrop
Carole & George Nalle
Gay & Shannon Ratliff
Ronney Reynolds / Reynolds & Franke
Vickie Roan / The Menagerie
Allan Shivers Jr.
Sharon Havemann Schulze
C. Aubrey Smith Family Foundation
Sally & Michael Ward
Stephen R. Ward
Wells Fargo Bank
Charlene Wessels Koopman
Eugene J. Wessels