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Donate - Thank you to our donors

The District of Columbia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization. It receives no government funding, despite being  Congressionally-Chartered. All contributions to the society are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by federal and state income tax laws.

The Benjamin Franklin Fund

The DCSSAR Benjamin Franklin Fund was created to support the work and operations of the DC Society, Sons of the American Revolution.  All contributions to the Benjamin Franklin Fund are fully tax deductible.

The object of the Fund is to help support the patriotic, historical and educational objectives of this Society. The assets of the Fund shall be obtained from voluntary contributions of money or other property by members of the Society and from other sources as deemed appropriate. Neither the Fund nor its revenues shall be used to pay, support, or lend to the Society any funds for operating or other current expenses of the Society, even in the event of a deficit.

Recognition to donors takes the form of various medals and pins, pictured below, beginning with the Bronze Pin at the $1,000.00 level, and rising to the Eleanor Small Niebell Benjamin Franklin Award at $25,000.00.

Benjamin Franklin Fund Donors

Bronze Medal

Eleanor Smallwood Niebell

Paul Milton Niebell, Sr.

Grahame Thomas Smallwood, Jr.

Emerald Pin

Gareth Hayes Bond

Janis Root Bond

J. Phillip London

Jennifer Burkhart London

William Evans Timmons

Ruby Pin

David Nels Appleby

L. Raylene Appleby

David Graham Boring

Jill Massaro Boring

Cindy Shelton Hays

Paul Melvin Hays

Damitra Cook Meeds

Gary Robert Meeds

Bronze Pin

Timothy Read Bennett

Thomas Jefferson Bond, III

Carroll Jefferson Collins

David Ralph Curfman, MD

Alan Charles Dana

Carles L. Devlin

Peter Arrott Dixon

Andrew Keith Falkenstein

Lester Anderson Foster, Jr.

Kate C. Hearn

Frederick Chandler Humphreys

Andrew Martin Johnson

Donald Neal Lamson

Stephen A. Leishman

Henry Robert Maxey

Henry N. "Hank" McCarl

Stewart Boone McCarty

William Lawrence Miller

Ronald Erwin Newton

Gerson Nordlinger, III

Richard Eugene Patten

Craig Andrews Pirtle

Marvin Francis Pixton, III

Thomas Andrew Readmond.

Robert E. Reyes

William Orswell Ritchie, Jr.

J. Milnor Roberts

William Edward Senn

Scott Carlton Shewmaker

Frank MacDonald Spindler

John Weldman Springer, Jr.

John DeWitt Stonesifer

R. Duane Tackitt

Paul Ivan Turlington

Wilma 'Sunni" Bond Winkler

Jerry William Zillion

BFF Gold Medal

BFF Silver Medal

BFF Diamond Pin

BFF Emerald Pin

BFF Ruby Pin


The Benjamin Franklin Fund

Levels of Recognition

Eleanor Smallwood Niebell Benjamin Franklin Award ($25,000)

Gold Medal ($17,500)

Silver Medal ($10,000)

Bronze Medal ($5,000)

Diamond Pin ($4,000)

Emerald Pin ($3,000)

Ruby Pin ($2,000)

Bronze Pin ($1,000)

Copyright D.C. Sons of the American Revolution

The D.C. Sons of the American Revolution is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. 1801 E Street SEWashington, DC 20003 

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