Contribute to Ancestors unKnown

We rely on your charitable donations and grants to reach more students in more schools. Your donations subsidize the costs of the program, keeping fees low for schools.

Make a contribution and make a difference in a young person’s life.

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When you make a financial contribution to Ancestors unKnown, you support programming costs and keep fees low for our partnering schools and organizations. Donations of all sizes make a difference.

Ancestors unKnown is a 501(c)3-sponsored, nonprofit organization in the United States. All donations are tax-deductible, accepted via our fiscal sponsor: Goodcity.

Where do your contributions go?

Curious about how your donation is spent? Here’s an idea of how we use your contributions to improve and expand the impact of Ancestors unKnown.

  • $45

    One young person gets access to Ancestors unKnown for a full year

  • $100

    Online technology lets us connect participants and volunteers across multiple cities and countries

  • $500

    A workshop for up to 50 students about identity, family history research or an untold history

  • $1000

    Develop or expand city-specific online resources and research guidelines for participants

  • $1800

    Sponsor a school or after-school program (up to 100 students) to work with Ancestors unKnown for a full year!

If you’d like your donation to benefit a specific location or program area, email us to let us know. And let us know if your donation is in honor of a specific ancestor or special occasion. We’d love to acknowledge the special tribute.

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