Inspiring participation in public affairs
in the spirit of Thomas Jefferson’s life, thought, and ideals.

Become a Member of
The Jefferson Legacy Foundation

 “Enlighten the people generally and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like the spirits at the dawn of day."
 —Thomas Jefferson

We would like to invite you to support our mission and become a member of the Jefferson Legacy Foundation.  Membership dollars have supported important outreach activities for children, such as the Community Garden, our Birthday Party for Thomas Jefferson, the Lewis & Clark commemoration, and the Traveling Storyteller's Life of Thomas Jefferson puppet show.  In addition, contributions help fund our publications, exhibits, and presentations.

Membership Benefits

As a member, you will receive:

  • Your choice of one of the three Broadsides representing Thomas Jefferson's "triple faith" in self-government, religious freedom, and education, if you join at a membership level of $50 or more. Jefferson intended these documents to serve as instruments by which people live in free society. The Broadsides are:  The Declaration of American Independence 1776; the Statue of Virginia for Religious Freedom 1777; and Goals for Public Education 1778/1818.  Please specify which broadside in the comments section of the membership enrollment form.
     
  • An autographed copy of Merrill D. Peterson’s classic, The Jefferson Image in the American Mind, if you join at a membership level of $100 or more.

Annual membership levels are as follows: 

    Student:  $15
    Individual:  $25
    Contributing:  $50
    Sponsoring:  $100
    Sustaining:  $250
    Benefactor:  $500

We also welcome contributions in addition to or instead of membership enrollment. The Jefferson Legacy Foundation is a public charitable foundation with the classification 509(a)(3) under the regulations of the Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).  All contributions to the Foundation qualify as tax-deductible.

Please send your check for membership or a contribution by mail to:

The Jefferson Legacy Foundation
Town Office Building, P.O. Box 76
Ripton, Vermont 05766

Thank you for your support, and thank you for joining our community of kindred spirits who believe in the importance of civic engagement to strengthening democratic life in America.

The Jefferson Legacy Foundation
Town Office Building, P.O. Box 76
Ripton, Vermont 05766
E-mail:
info@jeffersonlegacy.org
Phone 802-388-7676 Fax: 802-388-1776

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Jamie Wyeth.
 Used with permission of the artist. Copyright © Jamie Wyeth