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Give to The Mayflower Society

The Mayflower Society depends on the generosity and support of our members and friends around the world to carry out our mission.  We invite you to help us continue reaching out to share the principles of civil and religious liberty that the Mayflower Pilgrims brought to America and to tell their story — a legacy that means so much to us and to future generations.

You may wish to make an unrestricted gift to help the General Society with our most urgent projects, or you may choose to donate to a Special Project. 

An unrestricted gift to our General Fund typically provides aid to our most urgent projects. In the past, our unrestricted funds have contributed to additional Mayflower Lineage Match staff and matching grant costs for our Feasibility Study of the Mayflower Society campus. Giving an unrestricted gift and supporting our operating facilities truly provides the foundation our Society needs to uphold our mission and values.

There are two ways to give—online or by check:

Make checks payable to The Mayflower Society and mail to: Attn: Development Office, The Mayflower Society, 18 Winslow Street, Plymouth, MA 02360.


Special Projects

Mayflower Society House
Gifts toward the Mayflower Society House help preserve, protect and interpret The Mayflower Society House property, the Research Library, its surrounding gardens and a sizeable collection of decorative arts, antiques and artifacts of significance not only relating to the Pilgrims, but to the historic town of Plymouth.

Mayflower Families Silver Books
A gift to our Silver Books further supports the research and publication of authoritative biographical, genealogical and historical information relating to the Pilgrims and their descendants by professional genealogists and historians for our acclaimed publications. 


 Scholarship Program
The Mayflower Society Scholarship Program annually offers one of each: $6000, $4000, $3000 and $2000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are Mayflower descendants. A gift toward the scholarship program supports our ability to provide aid to younger descendants who will be attending a four-year college or university or two-year community college.

The Mayflower Society Library
Gifts toward the genealogical research library help fund our research and expand our resources.  It benefits the collection and maintenance of research materials in our library relating to the history, culture and genealogy of the Pilgrims and their descendants.


Additional Ways to Give

Mayflower Meetinghouse


Governor General’s 1620 Club


Garden Walkway Project


Candlelight Circle – Bequests


Annual Appeal

Our most sincere thanks go out to each of our members who so generously donated to our annual giving campaign. The success of this appeal and the depth of your support are heartwarming. Your gifts show the importance of the Society in your lives and your commitment to continuing the mission of honoring our past and building for future generations. With your help, The Mayflower Society is taking on more projects, such as sponsoring research and publishing more Silver Books, increasing programming in Plymouth and exploring the science of DNA.

List of Annual Fund supporters from July 1, 2020.
(Last updated June 30, 2021)

 To report a correction to this list, please email

Thank You!

The Mayflower Society is fortunate to have the loyal support of our membership and civic-minded citizens throughout the world. Thank you for your consideration in supporting our Society’s future.

For more information about how you can support The Mayflower Society, contact the GSMD Development office by calling 508-746-3188 Ext 25 or by email at