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Individual Donors

Whether you are participating in a crowdfunding campaign or tailoring your donation to your interests, there are a variety of ways for you to contribute to the museum’s outreach as an individual donor and forge strong ties with the Louvre.

Whether you choose to give to one of the Tous mécènes ! campaigns or another museum activity at any time throughout the year, your donation, regardless of the amount, is a valuable contribution to the museum.

Livre d'heures de François Ier © musée du Louvre

Livre d'heures de François Ier © musée du Louvre

Become a patron of King François I's Book of Hours!

The Tous mécènes ! campaign is over

Thanks to the generosity of 8,500 donors, the Musée du Louvre has gathered more than €1,400,000 for the acquisition of King François I’s Book of Hours. A tremendous thank you for your outstanding participation that brings this miraculously preserved jewel back to France.

Thank you all for your support!

The Musée du Louvre extends its grateful thanks to: LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton for their exceptional generosity; the 8,500 contributors to the Tous mécènes ! campaign; the Société des Amis du Louvre; the Septodont Laboratories and Monsieur Henri Schiller, Chairman of the Supervisory Board; and the Hugau Gestion company.

Join the Tous mécènes ! campaigns

Launched in 2010 for the acquisition of The Three Graces by Lucas Cranach, the Tous mécènes ! crowdfunding campaigns have become a major annual event. Each year, several thousand of you have contributed to the conservation or acquisition of major artworks such as the Winged Victory of Samothrace in 2013, the Breteuil Table, also known as the Teschen Table, in 2014, Saly's Cupid in 2015, or the mastaba of Akhethotep in 2016. Your commitment to the Louvre is vital.

Through these campaigns, you play an active part in safeguarding and enriching our heritage. Discover the new Louvre campaign each year in October on!

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How to make a donation

In just a few clicks, you can make an online donation via the museum’s secure platform. You can choose to put your donation toward one of the following activities: conserving and preserving the collections, art and cultural education, reaching and accommodating new types of visitors, the pressing needs of the museum at the time, or the greening of the Tuileries Garden. During a Tous mécènes ! crowfunding campaign, all donations are put toward the objective of the campaign. 
You may also make a donation by check or by bank transfer. To do so, please fill in the contact form on the museum’s secure platform.

The Louvre thanks you

All donors are acknowledged by name on


Tel.: + 33 (0)1 40 20 67 67

Practical information

For information on individual giving, please contact:

Krystyna Pieter
Tel.: + 33 (0)1 40 20 57 92