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Giving Opportunities

Annual Fund

Your annual fund gift provides powerful support that helps underwrite:

The annual fund program provides an opportunity to give special recognition in VHS publications, to those whose gifts are $150 or more. Gifts of $250 or more also include membership dues and benefits at the corresponding level of contribution. Corporate matching gifts count toward your total annual contribution. Give to the annual fund.

For more information, please contact Cathy Boe, Senior Gifts Officer at 804.342.9657 or cathy@vahistorical.org.

Virginia History GEMs (Give Every Month)

Did you know that monthly giving is an incredibly efficient way to support the VHS?  Our Virginia History GEMs are a unique group of supporters who make monthly gifts to provide a consistent, reliable income stream, allowing the VHS to focus more resources on core-mission programming. Learn more.

Tribute Gifts

Tribute and memorial gifts in honor of friends and family are an especially meaningful way to celebrate special occasions and remember loved ones while supporting the VHS. Your meaningful gift will be recognized in VHS publications, the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, and History Notes. For more information, please contact Cathy Boe, Senior Gifts Officer at 804.342.9657 or cathy@vahistorical.org.

Seats of Honor

A limited number of seats in our 500-seat Robins Family Forum are available to be personalized or named in memory or in honor of a loved one.  And, your gift can be directed toward your favorite programming in the forum.

To save your seat, please contact Elaine McFadden, Senior Grants Officer, at 804.342.9664 or by email at emcfadden@vahistorical.org.

Youth Education Fund

Do you want to help offer distinct programs that cater to specific needs of various grade levels, teachers, community youth groups, and families? The Youth Education Fund underwrites free admission, program supplies, and supplementary resources for teachers.  It also supports museum educators who lead school and community group tours and activities, multi-generational learning experiences, teacher training and re-certification workshops. Make your Youth Education Fund gift today.

For more information, please contact Elaine McFadden, Senior Grants Officer, at 804.342.9664 or by email at emcfadden@vahistorical.org.

Greatest History Teacher Salute

Pay tribute to your favorite teacher in the society's Greatest History Teacher Salute. This program honors teachers for their contributions to education and the influence they have on their students. Your Greatest History Teacher will receive a one-year membership and special recognition. Learn more.    

Other Giving Opportunities

Cathy Boe

Cathy Boe, Senior Gifts Officer

Do you have questions about membership or making a charitable contribution to the VHS? We offer a number of ways you can support our educational mission. For more information, please contact me at 804.342.9657 or cathy@vahistorical.org.

 

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