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!
Corporate and foundation partners: A. Smith Bowman Distillery Apostolic Christian Church Foundation Banditos Burrito Lounge Baskervill Burford Leimenstoll Foundation, Inc. The C. F. Sauer Company Cabaniss Family Charitable Fund + Ruth Camp Campbell Foundation Camp-Younts Foundation Cateraide Cavalier Land, Inc. Chesapeake Corporation Foundation + The Chrisman Family Foundation Circling Rivers Communication Design, Inc. The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia Covenant Woods CultureWorks & The Arts and Cultural Funding Consortium: City of Richmond, Hanover County and Henrico County Custom Woodwork, Inc. Daughters of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Virginia DeFazio’s Catering The Overton and Katharine Dennis Fund E. A. Holsten, Inc. Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation F. Richard Wilton, Jr. Company Fenton Foundation Fi-Tech, Inc. 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 Homemades by Suzanne at the John Marshall Emily S. and Coleman A. Hunter Charitable Trust The Huntly Foundation International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Kiwanis Club of Richmond Philip W. & Nathalie L. Klaus Fund + KPMG LLP Loehr Lightning Protection Company Luck Stone Corporation 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. The Peyton Society of Virginia Poindexter Descendants Association Paul H. Pusey Foundation Virginia Sargeant Reynolds Foundation
Corporate and foundation partners (continued) Richmond Capital Management, Inc. Richmond Times-Dispatch Richmond.com Riggs Ward Design, Inc. Rouse-Bottom Foundation, Inc. Kathryn and W. Harry Schwarzschild Fund Scott & Stringfellow A Sharper Palate Catering Company The Short Family Foundation Shelton H. Short, Jr. Trust Snead Family Foundation Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Virginia The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia Sons of the Revolution SunTrust Foundation Barbara J. Thalhimer & William B. Thalhimer, Jr. Family Fund + Thorp Foundation, Inc. Tilghman Family Fund Universal Leaf Foundation UVA Club of Richmond Valley Proteins, Inc. Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution Weinstein Properties White House Catering
Matching gift companies: Altria Group Amerigroup Foundation Argonaut Group, Inc. C. B. Fleet Company, Inc. Caterpillar Foundation Chubb & Son Coille Limited Partnership, L.P. Dell Giving Dominion Foundation Matching Gift Program ExxonMobil Foundation The Freddie Mac Foundation GE Foundation IBM Corporation Macy’s Foundation Markel Corporation Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Norfolk Southern Foundation PepsiCo Foundation Pfizer Foundation Universal Leaf Foundation USG Foundation, Inc.
Other generous operating support provided by: County of Henrico, VA
+ Donor Advised Funds of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia
Updated February 2013
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 email@example.com.