With Your Support, Colonial Williamsburg Will Continue To
- Preserve iconic and historic buildings, landscapes, trades and skills that were here in Williamsburg in the 18th century.
- Engage history lovers of all ages by bringing the Historic Area to life through costumed interpretation and immersive programming.
- Curate a world-class museum collection that illuminates the stories of those who made their lives in the colonial capital.
- Celebrate educators across the country by providing them the skills and tools necessary to revolutionize the way they teach history and foster citizenship through The Bob and Marion Wilson Teacher Institute for Colonial Williamsburg.
How You Can Help
There are several ways in which to make a charitable gift to Colonial Williamsburg, and staff members are always happy to help.
Make a One-Time Gift
Use our secure, easy-to-use online giving form to show your support.Donate Now
Set Up a Monthly Gift
Become a sustainer—a group of our most dedicated supporters—by setting up automatic deductions from your credit card or checking account. It’s an easy, convenient way to express your support of Colonial Williamsburg, helping us implement strategies for long-term preservation and institute innovative educational programs.Donate Now
Make a Gift in Honor or in Memory
Make a meaningful gift recognizing someone special with a gift in their honor OR honor the memory of a loved one with a memorial gift to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.Donate Now
Give the Gift of History
This is a great way to share your love of history with family and friends. Recipients enjoy a year-long subscription to our magazine, Trend & Tradition, as well as a beautiful ornament and a personal message from you.Donate Now
To Make a Gift Over the Phone
Give us a call at 1-888-CWF-1776
Gift Processing Center
P.O. Box 1590
Merrifield, VA 22116-9627
To Give a Gift via DTC
Click here for information on how to complete a transfer of securities via depository trust company.
To setup a Planned or Estate Gift
Click Here for information on how to setup a Planned or Estate Gift.
The Benefits of Unrestricted Annual Giving
Giving to support the Colonial Williamsburg Fund (our annual giving program) has its benefits:
- Donors who give $50 or more annually to the Colonial Williamsburg Fund receive a subscription to Trend & Tradition: The Magazine of Colonial Williamsburg.
- Donors who give $1,000 or more annually to the Colonial Williamsburg Fund receive invitations to our annual donor society meetings, which include special programming and exclusive behind-the-scenes activities.
For our full list of benefits, click here.
Small, everyday ways to make a difference
We encourage you to create a fundraiser on Facebook and invite your friends to donate to the Foundation. Click below to learn more about how to create a fundraiser and set Colonial Williamsburg as the beneficiary of your generosity.Learn More
Did you know Colonial Williamsburg can benefit directly from your online shopping? Set Colonial Williamsburg as the foundation of your choice on AmazonSmile and we will earn a percentage of each purchase you make on Amazon.Learn More
Special Gift Opportunities
Matching Gift Program
You may be affiliated with a company that has a matching gift program, which may double or even triple your gift dollars to Colonial Williamsburg. Even if you have already given a gift, you may still be able to have it matched. Check with your employer.Learn More
Declare your support! Show your excitement about the Revolutionary City with a Colonial Williamsburg license plate, and $15 of the $25 purchase fee will benefit The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.Purchase a License Plate
Thank you for all you do to support Colonial Williamsburg as we strive to cultivate informed citizenship—now and for future generations. Your investment in our nation’s history allows us to accomplish so much and tell the stories of the men, women and children who lived and worked here in Williamsburg.