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The Kennedy Institute is a nonprofit organization that relies on the generosity of donors to pursue our founding vision of educating visitors about the United States Senate, invigorating public discourse, and inspiring generations to make a difference in their communities. Your tax-deductible gift helps fund a variety of activities at the Institute, helping us become known as a top cultural attraction and curriculum resource for educators.

Make a gift today!

Ways to Give

  • Annual Fund

    The EMK Fund is the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate’s annual fund.

  • 1787 Society

    The 1787 Society recognizes individuals who support the Institute and its mission of promoting public service and full participation in the democratic process on an annual basis.

  • Become a Member

    Support our mission of educating the next generation of leaders about government, the importance of civic engagement, and the need for bipartisanship.

Ways to Engage

  • Alumni

    Learn more about staff alumni of Senator Kennedy's who fulfill one of the Senator’s key visions for the Institute by helping to inspire the next generation of civic leaders.

  • Civics at Home

    These activities for children and families encourage young people to think about how they can make a difference in their communities and in the world.