Annual Support and Membership | Newberry

Annual Support and Membership

Your gift to the Annual Fund supports the Newberry’s efforts to care for a world-renowned collection and make these items accessible—free of charge—to thousands of people each year. Photo by Jaclyn Simpson.

Annual Fund donors enjoy invitations to exclusive events. Photo by Jaclyn Simpson.

From the reading rooms and exhibition galleries to our graduate seminars and public programs, the Newberry’s staff, patrons, and friends appreciate your help in making what we do possible. (Newberry staff photo from 1915)

Your gift to the Annual Fund supports the Newberry’s efforts to care for a world-renowned collection and make it accessible—free of charge—to thousands of genealogists, artists, scholars, educators, students, and people like you from Chicago and around the globe. The Newberry’s staff, patrons, and friends appreciate your help in making what we do possible.

Make a gift to the Annual Fund today!

Donors to the Annual Fund receive membership benefits based on their level of support. We are pleased to recognize donors at the following levels:

Newberry Associates

Make a minimum gift of $50 to join the Associates and receive specials benefits such as a Newberry coffee mug, subscription to The Newberry Magazine, and more. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Newberry Associate.

President’s Fellows

With a leadership gift of $1,500 or more, you will be recognized as a member of the President’s Fellows and receive benefits that include invitations to exclusive events and opportunities to invite friends for special behind-the-scenes experiences. Explore the benefits of joining the Newberry’s leadership giving society.

Next Chapter

Are you between the ages of 21 and 45? Join Next Chapter with a gift of $50 and receive special benefits and invitations to exciting Next Chapter events. Learn more about Next Chapter today.

If you have questions about the Annual Fund or our various membership levels, please contact Luke Herman, Annual Giving Manager, at (312) 255-3616 or hermanl@newberry.org.