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  • Campaign for NEHGS

    Campaign for NEHGS



    Capital Campaign commitments
    as of July 1, 2014

    Philanthropy is not only one of the oldest traditions at NEHGS, it is also the key ingredient that has led to the strength and growth of our institution. To continue to be the leading nonprofit genealogical institution in the country, we rely on the generosity of donors like you to help us fulfill our vision: To advance the study of family history in America and beyond, NEHGS educates, inspires, and connects people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise.

    Currently all contributions to NEHGS support our $55 million comprehensive capital campaign, Connecting Families — Advancing History. As of July 1, 2014, we have recieved 20,004 gifts totaling $49,180,265. This outpouring of generosity has enabled NEHGS to better serve its current and future members by advancing strategic initiatives such as

    • Website and Technology — Philanthropy is enabling unprecedented expansion of online content and a complete redesign of the online experience with industry-leading search capabilities.
    • Capital Improvements and National Headquarters Expansion — To continually advance the care and access to our unique collections and other resources, a critical set of initiatives are enabling NEHGS to improve and expand our footprint in Boston’s historic Back Bay.
    • Annual Giving — Since the launch of the campaign, over 17,000 gifts totaling more than $12 million have directly supported the NEHGS year-to-year operations. This generosity has expanded resource and kept membership dues at a minimum.
    • Family History Fund — Supporting high quality published genealogies, this fund supports our award-winning publications, often under the imprint of Newbury Street Press.
    • Planned Giving — The foundation of the stability of NEHGS, endowed funds generate current support as well as assurance that we will be the lead caretakers of the histories of families in American for the centuries ahead.

    We extend our heartfelt gratitude such gifts have provided us increased momentum to raise the remaining $5.8 million needed to reach our goal.

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