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About Us

Established in 1889, the Andrew Jackson Foundation (formerly the Ladies’ Hermitage Association) is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of preserving the home place of Andrew Jackson, creating learning opportunities and inspiring citizenship through experiencing the life and unique impact of Jackson. 

For more than 131 years, the AJF has preserved Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage with the help of generous supporters who share our mission. Because the site receives no ongoing state or federal funding, the philanthropic support of our donors, members and visitors is essential to advancing our mission and sharing this 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with the public. 

Help us preserve, educate and inspire by making a gift to one of the campaigns below. 

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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. 

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Annual Fund 

Annual Fund gifts directly support the operation of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. Our most fundamental needs as well as our most important preservation and education initiatives are funded by your support of this campaign. This year, Annual Fund gifts support the Weathering the Storm campaign and provide immediate financial relief for The Hermitage.

AJF Monthly Giving Program – A New Way to Give

You can now support history throughout the year by joining the AJF Monthly Giving Program. By joining the program, you can make gifts monthly, quarterly or bi-annually and provide consistent support for the core work of The Hermitage. Your recurring gift will provide financial stability for the Andrew Jackson Foundation and fund ongoing preservation and education efforts.

Joining the program is easy!

  • Click below and select “Make a donation to support the Weathering the Storm campaign.”
  • Choose a recurring gift that makes sense for you
  • Receive confirmation emails when your donation is processed
  • Renew automatically
  • Adjust your giving plan any time
  • Support our mission to preserve, educate and inspire year-round
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Corporate Sponsorships

Nashville is home to a dynamic collection of major corporations and local businesses. 

The Hermitage partners with more than 50 corporate sponsors annually to generate support for preservation and education programs while adding value for some of the city’s best-known brands and best-kept secrets. 

As one of Nashville’s most popular attractions, one of Tennessee’s top historic sites, and one of the nation’s premier presidential homes, The Hermitage totals more than 235,000 guests and 1 million online engagements annually. Our platforms create tremendous opportunity to promote your organization while supporting one of the nation’s most historic nonprofits. 

Sponsorship packages can be tailored to fit the needs of your organization, including promotion on our website, email and social media platforms, printed publications, event programs and more. Additionally, we offer a wide variety of entertainment benefits for you and your colleagues or clients. 

To learn more about partnering with Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage as a corporate sponsor, contact our Development Department at (615) 889-2941, ext. 200 or [email protected] 

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Endowment

Endowment gifts provide long-term financial stability for the Andrew Jackson Foundation through responsible investment and strategic disbursement. Funds invested in the Foundation’s endowment generate permanent support for preservation and education initiatives of the Andrew Jackson Foundation and are therefore vital to the organization’s financial health and longevity. 

Gifts supporting the endowment can be made with cash, securities, real estate or through a bequest. To learn morecontact our Development Department at (615) 889-2941 ext. 240 or [email protected] 

Planned Giving

Including the Andrew Jackson Foundation in your estate plan is one of the most significant ways you can impact The Hermitage and express your passion for its mission to preserve, educate and inspire. Estate gifts can be unrestricted or designated for a specific purpose as directed by the donorYour charitable bequest or other planned gift supporting the Andrew Jackson Foundation will ensure this 132-year-old National Historic Landmark thrives far into the future. To learn more, contact our Development Department at (615) 889-2941 ext. 240 or [email protected] 

Hermitage Gala

The Hermitage Gala will be held October 29, 2021, at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in downtown Nashville. The Gala will be open to the public. Serving as co-chairs for the Hermitage Gala 2021 will be Mary Gambill and Mary Jo Shankle. The Gala serves as the Andrew Jackson Foundation’s premiere fundraising event.

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Spring Outing

The 121st annual Spring Outing will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. We are thankful to the volunteer leadership of co-chairs Jane Corcoran and Sarah Ann Ezell.

All proceeds benefit the Andrew Jackson Foundation’s many education programs and preservation projects.

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For questions regarding your donation or to learn more about your gift’s impact, contact us today!