Why Donate?

When you support the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums you are supporting the Nation’s First Presidential Library; which opened in 1916. Because the Federal Presidential Library System did not start until 1939, the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums is not federally funded.  This organization is a 501 (c) 3. Private donations help us provide educational programming and events. We appreciate your support of this national treasure.

Areas your donations help:

  • Presidential Library - The Nation’s First Presidential Library
  • Presidential Museum - Thousands of artifacts and imaging tell the story of our 19th President,  Rutherford B. Hayes and his wife Lucy
  • President’s Home - The Home is a 21,200 square feet, 31-room mansion
  • Spiegel Grove - 25 acres of beautiful grounds surrounding the Library, Museum, Home and Tomb, with White House Gates at all entrances

 

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For more information about gift giving, contact the Development Director, Kathy Boukissen, at 419-332-2081 ext. 226 or email at kboukissen@rbhayes.org.