Purpose

As a significant portion of our mission is to grow funds that enable the Virginia Society to support and expand its scope of patriotic activities. The Patriots Fund augments our operating budget and allows organizations become beneficiaries as approved by the Officers and Board of Managers.

From marking gravesites, to erecting monuments, to preservation of historic places and antiquities, some of our contributions through the years have included:

2020 Beneficiaries

St. John’s Episcopal Church, Mary Washington House Museum, The Parsons’ Cause Foundation

2019 Beneficiaries

Rochambeau Monument in Yorktown Virginia (to be unveiled in 2020); Revolutionary Richmond

2018 Beneficiaries

George Washington’s Ferry Farm; The Virginia Museum of History and Culture (formally the Virginia Historical Society)

Past Contributions

John Marshall Foundation; Wilton House, Fraunces Tavern, Virginia War Memorial, Wounded Warriors; St. John’s Church, Mason’s Hall 1785 Foundation, Friends of Shockoe Cemetery, Menokin; Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown; American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Historical Contributions

General Nathaniel Green Monument at Valley Forge

Yorktown Wayside Marker (Rochambeau Trail)