The Museum of the History of Polish Jews is the first public-private partnership institution of its kind created by the Ministry of Culture, City of Warsaw, and the Association of the Jewish Historical institute of Poland.
Under the founding act, the public party provided $60 million for the construction of the Museum building. They also cover a major part of the Museum’s annual budget. The Association initiated the Museum project and was responsible for the development and production of the core exhibition. Thanks to the support of donors from all over the world, between 1993-2014 Association raised PLN 145 million for this purpose. In the years 2005-2014 it also provided PLN 20 million in support of the Museum’s educational and public programs. After opening of the core exhibition in October 2014, the Association continues to work with partners from around the world to raise awareness of this unique place and garner support from an international community of donors.