Annual Fund Appeal

With your support, we have had significant achievements in 2019.

Total visitation increased to over 227,000 people, including about 200,000 people who used our websites, online store, video content and social media.


We produced two significant fundraising events, created a new “History Starts Here’” awards program, staged four large-scale reenactments, offered 15 lectures and demonstrations, and created three small and one major exhibition.


We hosted five visiting scholars, six college interns, and took ten high achieving high school students to see Hamilton in New York.

Over 700 scholars from around the world did research in our collections.


We accepted 29 gifts to the collections.


We published Ardent Advocate: Selected Letters of William Ellery

Please refresh your support for Newport’s history with an Annual Fund gift today. As we continue to build new audiences and create new narratives for Newport’s important history, we are depending on you to keep us going. Please click the button below to respond today!


2018-2019 Annual Fund donors

To see a complete list of our Annual Fund donors over the past two years, please click the button below

Donor List