Young Founders Society

The Young Founders Society (YFS) is a membership group for young professionals in the Washington, DC, area who are committed to the work of the National Archives Foundation to increase awareness of the cultural and historical value of the National Archives.  YFS members are invited to exclusive events throughout the year, such as guided tours of new exhibitions at the National Archives Museum, happy hours, receptions prior to programs, film screenings, and more!

$40 Individual:

  • Special access to the National Archives Museum in DC and free admission to the Presidential Libraries and Museums nationwide with your personalized membership card
  •  Advance notice about upcoming programs and events at the Archives
  • 10% discount at the National Archives Store in DC and online at
  • Digital access to Prologue magazine

If you're interested in supporting the Foundation at a higher level, you can join at one of the levels below and opt-in for a complimentary YFS membership for two:

$250 Madison:

  • Six reusable guest passes for friends and family on your visit to the National Archives Museum
  • One personalized guided tour of the Rotunda to view the Charters of Freedom inside the National Archives Museum per year
  • Invitations to attend exhibit openings and members-only events at the Archives throughout the year

$500 Jefferson:

  • All the benefits at the $250 level, plus: 
  • VIP reserved seating in the William G. McGowan Theater at public programs
  • Reproduction of a significant historical document selected by the Foundation

$1,000 Washington:

  • All the benefits at the $500 level, plus:
  • Invitations to attend special receptions prior to public programs throughout the year
  • Invitation to the July 4th Promise of America breakfast and priority seating on the portico for the ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence

If you would like to make your membership fully tax-deductible by choosing not to receive any of the tangible benefits of membership, mark the box for "I wish to waive all benefits" at the bottom of the screen. You will continue to receive event invitations

Giving a gift membership? Check "I wish to give a gift of membership" at the bottom of the screen and click next to enter the recipient's name.





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