Thank you for considering a contribution to support Historic Charleston.
We are truly humbled by your generosity and your recognition that the preservation of place matters, the protection of the Lowcountry’s historic and cultural resources amidst an evolving economic climate matters, and the education of our youth and life-long learners matters.
Every contribution is important. And every dollar – now and always – is carefully invested in our work with the knowledge that as stewards of your financial support, we will continue to be strategic, responsible and wise.
As our retail operations and house museums are temporarily shuttered, and donors are currently unable to take advantage of these benefits, your gift will be considered 100% tax deductible.
Thank you again for the value you have placed on our work and for trusting us to continue contributing in meaningful and impactful ways as champions of the Charleston region.
Since its inception in 1947, Historic Charleston Foundation has continuously earned regional and national respect as a solution-driven organization. Community involvement and investment ensure the Foundation remains effective in its mission to champion the historic authenticity, cultural character and livability of the Charleston region through advocacy, stewardship and community engagement.
Every donation—every dollar—reinforces the Foundation’s long-standing and trusted position as one of Charleston’s primary caretakers and enables us to address and help manage the many challenges and opportunities facing the area today and in the future.
Donations can be fully tax deductible, or you can receive the following with reduced tax benefit:
$75+/Year: unlimited tickets for two adults and any children under 18 per household to HCF’s house museums, the Aiken-Rhett and Nathaniel Russell houses and discounted admission to select events throughout the year
$150+/Year: all the above plus a 20% discount at HCF’s retail shops in Charleston and invitations to specific museum-related activities
$250+/Year: all the above plus 2 single-use guest admissions per year to either museum house
$1,000+/Year: all the above plus invitations to curated experiences and 4 single-use guest admissions per year to either museum house
All donors are recognized in the Annual Report and receive the Foundation’s monthly e-newsletter.
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To discuss one of the options above or another idea for how to support the Foundation, please contact HCF’s Director of Development Blair Phillips or 843.722.1149.
HCF (EIN 57-6000599) is a nonprofit organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of IRS Code. Unrestricted donations under $75 are 100% tax deductible as no benefits apply. Please consult your tax advisor with questions.