- General PHS support. This donation is used where it is needed most. It can help provide monthly speakers, present annual heritage awards for outstanding local heritage projects, provide high school history awards, support outreach to diverse local heritage communities and assist Hutchison House Museum.
- Friends of Hutchison House. Friends’ donations support all aspects of operations and maintenance of Hutchison House. They help produce exhibits and sustain the Museum’s numerous public and curriculum-based school programs focused on the rich social history of Peterborough.
- Maintenance Fund. Donations to this fund are dedicated primarily to the maintenance of the historic building and grounds of Hutchison House.
- Endowment Trust Fund. Donations to this fund are invested to produce an annual income to help support the operations and maintenance of Hutchison House Museum. A percentage of the value of the fund is paid annually in accordance with CRA regulations for charities.