The VHS is regarded as one of the leading historical organization in the country, focusing attention on the role Virginians played in the founding of America, and telling the story of Virginia from its earliest habitation to the recent past. It is a story that has shaped our state, our nation, and our world.
Make history your business. We invite your organization to reach audiences and provide community enrichment while fulfilling your philanthropic and marketing goals, including exceptional public awareness, major marketing benefits, high-profile recognition, and unique hospitality opportunities. We will work with your organization to create a rewarding and successful museum experience for your clients, customer, employees, and thousands of VHS visitor each year.
In recognition of their commitment to history education, our corporate and foundation partners receive a wide range of benefits, including exclusive educational and travel opportunities, lively event and members-only lectures, discount on purchases from our museum shop and online store, and the ability to host private events in an exceptional museum setting. Benefit packages also can be tailored to meet your organization's specific needs. Become a partner today!
These generous corporate and foundation donors make it possible for the Virginia Historical Society to tell the unparalleled story of Virginia. We extend our sincere gratitude for their support.
Corporate and foundation partners: Apostolic Christian Church Foundation Baskervill BB&T Scott & Stringfellow Brent Johnson Design, Inc. Ruth Camp Campbell Foundation Camp-Younts Foundation Capital Janitorial Supply The CarMax Foundation Cavalier Land, Inc. Chesapeake Corporation Foundation Fund + The Chrisman Family Foundation Circling Rivers Louise B. Cochrane Charitable Foundation Communication Design, Inc. The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia CultureWorks & The Arts and Cultural Funding Consortium: City of Richmond, Hanover County and Henrico County Custom Woodwork, Inc. DeFazio’s Catering The Overton and Katharine Dennis Fund Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence Dillard’s, Inc. E. A. Holsten, Inc. The Richmond, Virginia, Branch of the English-Speaking Union Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation Fenton Foundation Fi-Tech, Inc. Jane and Arthur Flippo Foundation Franklin Federal Savings Bank Harry Frazier III Family + General Society of Colonial Wars Glavé & Holmes Architecture Helen I. Graham Charitable Foundation Grier Family Foundation, Inc. H & G Landscape Architects The Wilbur Moreland Havens Charitable Foundation Emily S. and Coleman A. Hunter Charitable Trust The Huntly Foundation J. W. Enochs, Inc. Kiwanis Club of Richmond Nathalie L. Klaus Charitable Lead Trust Philip W. & Nathalie L. Klaus Fund + KPMG LLP Loehr Lightning Protection Company Massey Foundation Maury Place at Monument McKinnon and Harris, Inc. Gerald and Paula McNichols Family Foundation Media General, Inc. Martha Mabel Moore Charitable Trust Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia Fund+ National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars, Inc. NewMarket Corporation Owens & Minor, Inc. Patient First The Peyton Society of Virginia Poindexter Descendants Association Printing Services, Inc. Paul H. Pusey Foundation Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Corporate and foundation partners (continued) RECO Foundation Virginia Sargeant Reynolds Foundation Richmond.com Richmond Capital Management, Inc. Richmond Times-Dispatch Rouse-Bottom Foundation, Inc. Kathryn and W. Harry Schwarzschild Fund A Sharper Palate Catering Company Sheridan Family Charitable Fund James R. Smith Family Foundation Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Virginia The Society of John Gaither Descendants The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia Sons of the Revolution Straight Path IP Group, Inc. SunTrust Foundation Barbara J. Thalhimer & William B. Thalhimer, Jr. Family Fund + Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley, LLC Tilghman Family Fund + Tolley Electrical Corporation United Daughters of the Confederacy, Virginia Division Universal Leaf Foundation Valley Proteins, Inc. Virginia Credit Union The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company Wide Awake Films Williams Mullen
Matching gift companies: Altria Group Battelle The Boeing Company C. B. Fleet Company, Inc. Caterpillar Foundation Chubb & Son Coille Limited Partnership, L.P. The Doctors Company Dominion Foundation Matching Gift Program ExxonMobil Foundation Franklin Federal Savings Bank The Freddie Mac Foundation GE Foundation Goldman, Sachs & Co. IBM Corporation Luck Companies Foundation Macy’s Foundation Markel Corporation Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Norfolk Southern Foundation PepsiCo Foundation Texas Instruments Foundation UBS Foundation Universal Leaf Foundation
Other generous operating support provided by: County of Henrico, VA
+ Donor Advised Funds of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia
Updated June 2014
Invest in Your History, Sponsor a Premier Historical Organization
The VHS mission is to connect people to America's past through the unparalleled story of Virginia. We accomplish this by creating dynamic exhibitions and engaging education programs for the communities we serve. Because every company has different objectives, sponsors benefit from a customized package that meets their needs.
Your support lets us provide our exhibitions and programming at low to no cost to our community. Together, we can reach our target audiences to provide them with meaningful experiences and prepare the next generation to participate in a successful democracy.
Become an integral part of the VHS community by sponsoring:
Do you have questions about membership and giving? Do you need help choosing a membership level? Prefer to join or renew your membership over the phone? Contact me at 804.342.9657 or firstname.lastname@example.org.