Donate and Invest in the Future

Your tax-deductible gift prepares students for a life of learning and creates confident teachers to strengthen the democracy of the future.

National History Day® (NHD) programs reach over half a million students around the globe every year, empowering them with tools to conduct research, verify sources, and become active members of a democratic society.

Ways to Give



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Donations can be made by check, payable to National History Day. Please mail to:

4511 Knox Rd, Ste 205
College Park, MD 20740

Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program.

Your Generosity

  • Enhances National History Day’s reach into more classrooms around the world.

  • Pays for a wide range of high-quality classroom resources and professional development opportunities (both virtual and live) to help teach research skills and advise NHD students.

  • Makes the week-long National Contest possible each year on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park, where we bring together approximately 3,000 students and 1,000 teachers to have one of the most exciting and memorable experiences of their lives.

  • Inspires students to love learning, increases their self-confidence, opens their minds to new disciplines and possibilities, improves their academic performance, and prepares them for success in whatever they do.
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National History Day® is a 501 (c)(3) organization registered in the state of Maryland. Donations are tax-deductible. A copy of the current financial statement of National History Day® is available by writing to 4511 Knox Road, Suite 205, College Park, MD 20740 or by calling 301-314-9739. Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401.