Ways to Give


From its founding in 1823 the New Hampshire Historical Society has been built on membership, and today individual members remain the largest and most loyal source of support. Please join or renew your membership and consider giving a gift membership.

Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund, made in addition to membership dues, are vital to the Society’s work. From making the collections more accessible, to providing school and public programs, and publishing the only statewide journal devoted to New Hampshire history, a gift to the Annual Fund helps sustain the mission you value and the programs you love.

Leaders Circle

Take your Annual Fund support to the next level by joining the Leaders Circle. Members of the Leaders Circle make unrestricted contributions of $1,200 or more each year, helping to strengthen the Society’s ability to fulfill its mission. 

Gift of Stock

See our Gift of Stock page for the information you need to make a gift of securities to the New Hampshire Historical Society.

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

Tribute gifts honor or remember a family member, recognize the achievement of a friend, or celebrate an anniversary or other special event.

Authors Fund

Gifts to the Authors Fund help sustain the high quality and production of Historical New Hampshire, the Society’s award-winning journal. 

Planned Giving

When you remember the New Hampshire Historical Society in your estate plans, you help ensure the Society's mission will be carried on for generations to come. Learn more about making a legacy gift. 

Gifts to the Collection 

The New Hampshire Historical Society welcomes every opportunity to discuss potential gifts to the collection.

Business Partners

If your business values New Hampshire and wants to see its heritage preserved, the New Hampshire Historical Society is an ideal partner. See our list of current business partners and learn how your business can invest in the Society's work.

Matching Gifts

Ask your employer about matching your gift to the New Hampshire Historical Society and request a matching gift form. Send your completed and signed form to: New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park Street, Concord, NH 03301.

Great New Hampshire Getaways Raffle

Each spring the New Hampshire Historical Society’s annual Great New Hampshire Getaways Raffle offers donors a chance to win a one- or two-night stay for two at a historic hotel or inn in New Hampshire and, at the same time, provide important support for the Society's work. 

Reasons to Give

Learn about what makes the New Hampshire Historical Society worthy of your philanthropic support and why your gift is so important.

Nonprofit Information

Founded in 1823, the New Hampshire Historical Society is an independent, nonprofit membership organization, not a state-funded agency. The Society is a registered 501c3 nonprofit; Taxpayer Identification Number 02-0233250.

Gift Acceptance Policies

Learn more about making gifts to the New Hampshire Historical Society by reading our Gift Acceptance Policies.


Joan E. Desmarais
Vice President
New Hampshire Historical Society
30 Park Street
Concord, NH 03301

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