Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum (BVMM) is dedicated to the preservation, interpretation, and exhibition of the history of motorsports.
BVMM will accept only items of the above nature that it is able to care for and use in a manner acceptable to the museum profession at large. Any donation offer is subject to prior approval by officers of BVMM.
Property will be accepted for ownership by BV:MM only with the completion of a signed Deed of Gift Agreement. BVMM will not take custody of or become responsible for property that does not satisfy all aspects of the following acquisition conditions:
- Verification of donor’s ownership and right to dispose of the property.
- Display of acquired cars, motorcycles, memorabilia, etc., will be at the discretion of BVMM based upon the content of the various topical displays installed in the museum. Collections objects may be used for exhibition, study, research, loan, examination, or deaccession.
- Agreement that the BVMM owns the property free and clear and has the right to exhibit, restore, store, or deaccession it in any way that BVMM would see fit.
- Proper transfer of existing legal vehicle documents to BVMM.
Gifts to BVMM may be tax deductible as charitable contributions; however, it is the donor’s responsibility to secure appraisals to support deductions (see current IRS policy). BVMM assumes no responsibility to appraise donations for tax purposes.