Your gift to the Roosevelt Institute makes you a partner in our effort to carry forward the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt through progressive ideas and bold leadership. As a donor you will receive invitations to special events and regular updates on our work, but most importantly you will become active participant in our effort to create a more just and equitable America.

The Roosevelt Institute is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations to the Institute are fully tax-deductible. 

Ways to Give

You may allocate your gift to: 

  • Roosevelt Institute (general support)
  • FDR Presidential Library and Museum Membership
  • Campus Network
  • Four Freedoms Center

1. Online

Donate to the Roosevelt Institute

Become an FDR Library member 

2. Mail

Enclose check payable to “The Roosevelt Institute.”

Checks should be mailed to:

The Roosevelt Institute
Office of Institutional Advancement
570 Lexington Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10022

3. Phone

Call (212) 444-9610 to make a credit card contribution by phone.

4. Planned Giving

Bequest - Learn more about gifting via a bequest or estate gift by clicking here.

IRA or Retirement Plan - Learn how you can make a gift by naming Roosevelt as the beneficiary of your IRA or retirement plan by clicking here.

Transfer Stock - Click here to to learn more about the benefits of gifting appreciated securities or click here to access our securities transmittal form directly.


For more information on how you can support the Roosevelt Institute, please contact:

Giorgio Zeolla
Chief Development Officer, FDR Library
(212) 493-3324 | Email

Camellia Phillips
Director of Foundation Relations
(212) 444-9610 | Email

Johanna Bonewitz
Director of Special Events and Donor Relations
(212) 444-9606 | Email