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Make checks payable to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and mail to:

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
49 West 45th Street, 6th floor
New York, New York 10036

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To make a gift of securities or by cash wire, please contact the Development Office for the current account information.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching-gift programs for charitable contributions—doubling or even tripling the impact of your gift. Check with your human resources department to learn about your options.

Tribute Gifts

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is proud to accept gifts made in memory of loved ones or in honor of family, friends, or special occasions. If you would like to recognize or remember someone with a love of American history and education, you can donate online or send us a letter with the name of the person in whose name you want to make the gift, the occasion (if any), and the name and address of anyone who should recieve a notification of your gift. The amount of your gift remains confidential.


Call the Development Office at 646-366-9666, ext. 20, or email [email protected].

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