About the Foundation

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation was incorporated in 1923 to preserve and operate Monticello, the plantation home and architectural masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson. Since its founding, the Foundation has dedicated itself to a two-fold mission of preservation and education.

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation receives no government funding for general operations. As a private, nonprofit organization, we rely on the generosity of donors like you to accomplish our dual mission of preservation and education.

Important Information

Legal name: The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.

Tax Identification Number (EIN): 54-0505959.

President

Leslie Greene Bowman

Board of Trustees

Donald A. King Jr., Keswick, Virginia, Chairman
David R. Goode, Norfolk, Virginia, Vice Chairman and Treasurer
Libby H. O'Connell, New York, New York, Secretary

John H. Birdsall, III, Charlottesville, Virginia
J. F. Bryan, IV, Jacksonville, Florida
Harlan Crow, Dallas, Texas
Ginger Huang Dietrich, Chevy Chase, Maryland
Glynn D. Key, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Washington, DC
Fritz R. Kundrun, Charlottesville, Virginia
Richard A. Mayo, Boston, Massachusetts
Jon Meacham, New York, New York
Charlotte Moss, New York, New York
Pamela Reynolds, Richmond, Virginia
Gilbert P. Schafer III, New York, New York
Michelle Smith, Arlington, Virginia
John Charles Thomas, Richmond, Virginia

Emeritus Trustees

Adele Chatfield-Taylor, New York, New York
Charles T. Cullen, Alpharetta, Georgia
B. Grady Durham, Denver, Colorado
Alice W. Handy, Charlottesville, Virginia
Jeffery C. Walker, New York, New York

Honorary Trustees

Lee Cochran, Staunton, Virginia
Richard Gilder, New York, New York
Brenton S. Halsey, Richmond, Virginia
David McCullough, West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Hunter J. Smith, Charlottesville, Virginia

President Emeritus

Daniel P. Jordan

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation does not provide legal or tax advice.  Please seek your own legal and tax counsel.  The Thomas Jefferson Foundation is prepared to work with donors, their attorneys, and financial planners. Disclosure Statement (.pdf)

 

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