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Give to the Newberry

The Newberry staff

Thank you for your support!

At the Newberry, scholars and members of the public are invited to study collection materials spanning six centuries and to take part in the many programs we offer throughout the year. Your support is critical to helping us achieve our mission to conserve and build this world-renowned collection and make it available to anyone who wishes to use it, free of charge. Thank you for your interest in supporting the lifelong learning and civic engagement the Newberry makes possible for thousands of visitors each year. We invite you to join our community by becoming a donor today.

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How you can help

There are many ways that individuals, organizations, foundations, and corporate partners can support the Newberry, including but not limited to:

You are welcome to contact the Development Office staff listed below for more information about making a gift.

Learn More about Ways to Give

Contact the Development Office

We would love to hear from you! If you have questions about your support, we encourage you to contact the appropriate staff member. For information about:

  • …giving to the Annual Fund and becoming a member, please contact Vince Firpo, Director of Individual Giving, at (312) 255-3599 or
  • …making a planned gift through your estate, or for information about joining the Society of Collectors, the Blatchford Society, or the Heritage and Genealogical Society, please contact please contact Jackie B. Johnson, Director of Major and Planned Giving at (312) 255-3544 or
  • …the Board of Trustees, foundation support, or corporate sponsorship opportunities and the Pargellis Society, please contact Meredith Petrov, Director of Institutional Relations, at (312) 255-3687 or
  • …the Newberry’s annual Book Fair, the Award Dinner, or events for donors, please contact Jo Anne Moore, Associate Director of Development Events, at (312) 255-3556 or
  • donating to the Book Fair, please call (312) 255-3581.

For all other inquiries, please contact Wendy Buta at (312) 255-3581 or

Annual Report

The Annual Report is published in every Fall issue of The Newberry Magazine. Download a copy of the 2016-17 Annual Report or view past issues of The Newberry Magazine on Issuu.