Support the Gilder Lehrman Institute

During the COVID-19 crisis and its aftermath, the Institute is filling a critical programming and resource gap for teachers, students, and parents. We are converting existing materials into digital formats and creating a wealth of new online resources and programming. Your gift will ensure that the Institute can meet educational needs that have grown more acute and complex than ever. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported through the generosity of individuals, corporations, and foundations. Your donation is fully tax deductible.

funds one online Inside the Vault program featuring items from the Institute’s Collection, exhibited and explained for more than 1,500 teachers, students, parents, and history lovers.
funds one online History Book Break program with an eminent historian for 1,000 teachers, students, parents, and history lovers
supports a year’s programming and resources for one Affiliate School
supplies 50 Affiliate School teachers with an award-winning history book, sent to their homes
gives 25 students use of the Institute’s online study guide for the AP US History exam
provides places for 20 students in the Institute’s online History School or History Camp

More than 75% of proceeds directly supports our programs. To be most effective in reaching K-12 teachers and students, your donation will be combined with other funds.



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