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The Reimagine the Campus Campaign:
An $18.5 million undertaking

To accomplish our mission and raise the standards of the exhibition and archival spaces, the Historical Society board and staff conducted a planning strategy. The result was a master plan for facilities and campus created by David Scott Parker Architects.

Through study and diligent exploration in 2014, we engaged Koszyn & Company, a firm specializing in fundraising and capital campaigns for nonprofit institutions, to work closely with board and senior leadership to conduct both a facilities and program expansion review and capital campaign feasibility study.

Anonymous donors have committed to match contributions dollar for dollar up to $6,750,000.

Hear about plans for the new campus in a presentation given at the Retired Men’s Association on December 14.

Campaign Committee

Peter L. Malkin, Campaign Chairman

Bruce Dixon

Haley Rockwell Elmlinger

Suzanne Frank

Robert H. Getz

Barbara MacDonald

Deborah Royce

John L. Townsend, III

Hugh B. Vanderbilt, Jr.

Goals

The Historical Society began the quiet phase of its $18.5 million Campaign in 2015 and launched its public phase, having met its $10 million quiet phase goal, in November 2016.

The Campaign has three fundamental goals:

  1. To raise the funds necessary for campus transformation
  2. To support the expansion of programmatic initiatives and focus on four core elements:
    • Exhibitions and Public Programs
    • Youth and Family Programs
    • Research, Collections and Digital Communications
    • Historic Preservation
  3. To build the endowment

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