Thank you for being a part of We Hold These Truths: The Campaign for Monticello.

Together, we’ve successfully completed the campaign with gifts totaling more than $75 million — exceeding our goal by $10 million!

You’ve helped us safeguard and share the mountain and the mind of Thomas Jefferson – for all people, for all time.

Jefferson by Jamie Wyeth, 1975

“Being at Monticello is as close as any one of us is going to get to having a conversation with Thomas Jefferson.”

—Jon Meacham

Thank you for being a part of We Hold These Truths: The Campaign for Monticello.

Together, we’ve successfully completed the campaign with gifts totaling more than $75 million — exceeding our goal by $10 million!

Together We Have

  • Restored Jefferson’s iconic home and mountaintop
  • Inspired future generations on-site and in America’s classrooms
  • Secured the long-term preservation of Monticello’s signature scholarship and excellence across programs and departments
  • Engaged a national and global audience in a dialogue with Jefferson’s world, his ideas, and the relevance of history

Campaign Priorities

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Monticello Stories

"The Papers of Thomas Jefferson is one of the most ambitious and important projects the Thomas Jefferson Foundation has ever undertaken."

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"The Campaign provided a Jeffersonian moment, offering everyone a chance to help preserve and protect a legacy of global importance."

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Monticello Stories

"More than any historic home in America, Monticello appeals to me as an expression of the personality of its builder."

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"A young boy and his father hung back to talk to me after their tour. The father wanted me to know that this was his son's first trip to Monticello."

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Monticello Stories

"...had Thomas Jefferson not written those words quite that way, I think our country would be different."

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Monticello Stories

“I am rewarded with stunning early morning light, the quietest, most productive time of day, and a daily reflection on the power of place that Monticello embodies.”

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Monticello Stories

"The Campaign had a direct impact on the Restoration Department’s work to maintain and restore Monticello."

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Monticello Stories

"Monticello welcomes thousands of students and teachers each year by offering free field trips to schools that would be unable to visit without funding support."

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"The most exciting recent development was the rebuilding of some of the slave quarters and the reconfiguration of Mulberry Row."

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Monticello Stories

"These are completely new spaces that the public had never seen, and they allow us to share new and different information about the people who lived and worked at Monticello."

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