"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Tax information and charitable accountability

Federal tax information number
View our tax exemption statement

Tax deductibility
Annual fund and membership contributions up to $999 are fully tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Contributions of $1,000 and above are tax deductible based on benefits utilized.

Other contributions for which no goods or services are exchanged are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Charitable accountability
The Virginia Historical Society meets the Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia's standards for charitable accountability. For more information on nonprofit accountability, please visit: BBB Serving Central Virginia (www.richmond.bbb.org), Charity Navigator (www.charitynavigator.org), GiveRichmond (www.giverichmond.org), and Guidestar (www.guidestar.org). View our donor privacy policy.

Financial statements
A financial statement is available upon request from the Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs in the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

IRS Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax (form 990)

Audited financial statements

Cathy Boe

Cathy Boe, Senior Gifts Officer and Senior Officer for Member Travel

Do you have questions about membership or making a charitable contribution to the Virginia Historical Society? We offer a number of ways you can support our educational mission. For more information, please contact me at 804.342.9657 or cathy@VirginiaHistory.org.