About NGS

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Ways to Donate/Support NGS

Thank you for your support of NGS and our mission. Donations submitted through donation forms on this site are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law and are processed in U.S. dollars. National Genealogical Society is a U.S. nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identification number 52-0745713) under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please consult with your tax advisor for additional information.

Donate Now!

2021 #NGSGivingDays is Underway!

Last year you answered the call—from Judy Russell, Rick Voight, Tom Jones, and Elizabeth Shown Mills—and helped us surpass our fundraising goal in 2020.

This year we have over $20,000 IN MATCHING CONTRIBUTIONS DURING #NGSGivingDays! to double your impact.

We are so thankful to all our members and contributors, and we particularly want to thank our matching donors who make #NGSGivingDays a success!

What Your Donation Means

In November and December 2021, we will be sending a series of emails previewing exciting programs and initiatives on tap for 2022. Keep an eye out for messages from us, Bernice Bennett, Mark Lowe, Faye Stallings, Craig Scott, Rick and Pam Sayre, Marlis Humphrey, Rick Voight, Ellen Fernandez-Sacco, and Larry Combs.

We hope our plans for the coming year will inspire you to renew your support during our #NGSGivingDays campaign. Please donate whatever amount you can. Whether your gift is $25, $75, or $250, be assured that your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Please join us in helping the #NewNGS continue its important work with individual genealogists and genealogy societies and organizations! Donate now on our secure website or call 703-525-0050.

Thank you!

 

Kathryn Doyle
President
David Rencher
Chair, Development Committee

Donate to NGS Through Amazon Smile

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the National Genealogical Society (NGS)—a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization—every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same selection as at Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to NGS.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. To start generating donations to NGS from the Amazon Smile Foundation, go to AmazonSmile and log into the site using your existing Amazon.com email and password. Under the Account drop-down, select “Your AmazonSmile,” and search for the “National Genealogical Society.” Select the National Genealogical Society as your designated charity. Every eligible purchase you make at Smile.Amazon.com will result in a donation.

How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?
The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping and handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges.

How can I learn more about AmazonSmile?
Please see complete program details at the AmazonSmile website.

 

DISCLOSURE

The National Genealogical Society is recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Financial and other information about the National Genealogical Society’s purpose, programs, and activities can be obtained by contacting Susan Yockey at 6400 Arlington Blvd Ste 810, Falls Church, VA 22042, 703-525-0050, or for residents of the following states, as stated below.

Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA), OR VISITING www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Florida Registration #CH6546.

Georgia: A full and fair description of our programs and our financial statement summary is available upon request at our office and phone number indicated above.

Maryland: For the cost of copies and postage, from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401. (410) 974-5534.

Michigan: MICS 19485.

Nevada: Contributions may be tax deductible pursuant to the provisions of sec. 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. 170(c).

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of National Genealogical Society may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia: From the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.

Washington: From the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483 or http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/

West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305.

Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request.

REGISTRATION WITH A STATE AGENCY DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THAT STATE.