Leadership Giving

Transformational gifts inspire and sustain.

Discover how to connect with the Athenaeum and our community in a more meaningful way while making a vital contribution.

Patrons – $1,000-$2,499

Patrons enjoy the following benefits:

  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Recognition in our member newsletter
  • Private tour of the London Library (Contact the Development Office before your visit.)
  • Union Club Red Room dining privileges and access to the Everett Bar prior to dining
  • Discounted event registration fee for friends and family
  • 4 guest day passes
  • Invitation to annual donor appreciation event

Fellows – $2,500-$4,999

In addition to all Patron benefits, Fellows receive:

  • 2 additional guest day passes (6 total)
  • Invitations to pre-program receptions with select speakers, authors, artists and more

Sponsors – $5,000 – $10,499

In addition to all Fellow benefits, Sponsors receive:

  • 2 additional guest day passes (8 total)
  • Complimentary invitations to curator-led programs
  • Complimentary invitations to exhibition previews

10½ Circle – $10,500 – $24,999

This donor level is named in honor of our National Historic Landmark building at 10½ Beacon Street.

In addition to all Sponsor benefits, 10½ Circle Members receive:

  • 2 additional guest day passes (10 total)
  • 10% discount on facility rentals
  • Private docent-led tours for you and your guests
  • Special invitation to annual 10 ½ Circle event with guest

Hannah Adams Society – $25,000 – $49,999

The Society is named in honor of the first woman granted access to the library. Hannah Adams’s (1755-1831) scholarship earned her access to the Library’s collection and an annual stipend to fund her research. We continue to honor her contribution to a more inclusive and just institution.

In addition to all Sponsor benefits, Hannah Adams Society Members receive:

  • 2 additional guest day passes (10 total)
  • 10% discount on facility rentals
  • Private docent-led tours for you and your guests
  • Special invitation to annual Hannah Adams event with guest

Aegis Society – $50,000 +

In addition to all Sponsor benefits, Aegis Society Members receive:

  • 2 additional guest day passes (10 total)
  • 10% discount on facility rentals
  • Private docent-led tours for you and your guests
  • Special invitation to annual Aegis Society event with guest