Give to The Hermitage
Established in 1889, the Andrew Jackson Foundation is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the public’s understanding of the life and times of Andrew Jackson, discussing the relationship to events of today and inspiring citizenship and pride in our nation. The Andrew Jackson Foundation endeavors to accomplish this through preservation, interpretation, exhibition, education, research and publication.
We rely on your generous philanthropic contributions. We receive no ongoing state or federal support for operations.
Ways You Can Help
Weathering the Storm
The Coronavirus pandemic has created significant financial challenges for the Andrew Jackson Foundation, the nonprofit organization that owns and operates The Hermitage. We need your help. Please make your gift to the Weathering the Storm campaign. Your gift will ensure the present and future of this presidential home and museum.Donate Now
Annual Fund – Area of Greatest Need
Gifts designated for the Annual Fund are vital to the fiscal well-being of our institution and provide for growth in education, preservation and public program opportunities.
Andrew Jackson Foundation Donor Circles
As part of our commemoration of Jackson’s 250th birthday, we introduced Annual Fund donor recognition opportunities. These donor levels are recognized in our Annual Report, and significant benefits are provided within the four Donor Circle levels. Because of you, we are able to teach more students, preserve more historic treasures and inspire more visitors with Jackson’s legacy.
*Capstone ($15,000+) – Benefits: Table of 10 at Spring Outing, four seats at The Hermitage Gala, two invitations to a special donor event, Capstone Pass for two tickets to all public and private ticketed events hosted by the Foundation in the 12 months following the gift, Family membership
*Capital ($10,000-$14,999) – Benefits: Four seats at Spring Outing, two seats at The Hermitage Gala, two invitations to a special donor event, Family membership
*Cornerstone ($5,000-$9,999) – Benefits: Two seats at The Hermitage Gala, two invitations to a special donor event, Family membership
*Council ($2,000-$4,999) – Benefits: Two invitations to a special donor event, Family membership
Additional Donor Opportunities
Benefactor $1,000 – $1,999
Fellow $500 – $999
Friend $250 – $499
Booster $100 – $249
Associate $1 – $99
The Andrew Jackson Foundation understands the many roles that businesses have in the Middle Tennessee area, from building relationships with clients to improving the quality of life for our community members. We offer a wide variety of opportunities for your business to be engaged that can be tailored to meet your corporate needs and philosophy. For more information, please contact the Development Office at 615-889-2941 ext. 240.
Endowment income provides critical long-term financial stability for the Foundation. The Andrew Jackson Foundation’s endowment ensures support for the organization not just for one year or even one generation but in perpetuity. Gifts to the endowment can be made with cash, securities, real estate or through a bequest. Make a gift that ensures the future. For more information, please contact the Development Office at 615-889-2941 ext. 240.
The annual Hermitage Gala is a black-tie event held every fall that benefits the Andrew Jackson Foundation’s education and public programming, as well as assists the presidential home with its ongoing preservation and restoration projects. Also included is the presentation of the prestigious Lewis R. Donelson Award as well as the Jackson Award.
Your charitable bequest or other planned gift to the Andrew Jackson Foundation can make a significant impact by helping to ensure that our mission will thrive far into the future. Gifts of all sizes make it possible for the Foundation to build financial strength and maintain our tradition of excellence and community service for generations to come. If you are passionate about Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, please consider making a gift for the future by including us in your will or estate plans. For more information, please contact the Development Office at 615-889-2941 ext. 240.
The 120th Spring Outing will be held Wednesday, May 18, 2021, at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. More than 500 guests are expected to attend the event, thanks to the volunteer leadership of co-chairs Amy Colton and Mary Lea Bryant. All proceeds benefit the Andrew Jackson Foundation’s many education programs and preservation projects.
We invite you to join us on this journey as a guardian of our glorious past and an investor in our future.