Your financial gift allows visitors to explore the legacy of Earl Scruggs and the history and heritage of the place that gave birth to both this legendary man and his music. With your support, we are able to offer engaging exhibits, special events space, educational programming for youth and adults and ongoing resources for today, tomorrow and the future.

Gifts may also be made in honor or memory of someone.  Our staff will send a card to the person being honored or to a designated representative for memorials.  Contact us to learn more.  704-487-6233 or

To donate now, click the button below to be taken to a secure transaction site. Please designate one of the following in the comments field: Undesignated, Adopt A Bus, Play It Forward! (brief descriptions below)

DonateButtonUNDESIGNATED funds will support the Earl Scruggs Center’s overall mission including updates in exhibits, new special exhibits, educational programming and free community engagement events such as Pickin’ on the Square and Bluegrass Christmas.

ADOPT A BUS funds will allow a child/children to experience music, history and culture through a field trip experience including tour and educational programming tied directly to the educational standards for the state of NC.

PLAY IT FORWARD!  funds will support the purchase and care of instruments to be loaned to youth to introduce them to and provide opportunity for them to learn to play and build self confidence.

Thank you for considering an investment in the mission of the Earl Scruggs Center!