Young Founders Society

426988_314070095316815_151214712_nThe Young Founders Society is a membership group for young professionals in the Washington, DC, area who are committed to the work of the National Archives Foundation to increase awareness of the cultural and historical value of the National Archives. Join us on Facebook!

YFS members are invited to exclusive events throughout the year, such as guided tours of new exhibitions at the National Archives Museum, happy hours, receptions prior to programs, film screenings, and more!

Individual $40

  • – Special access to the National Archives Museum in DC and free admission to the Presidential Libraries and Museums nationwide with your personalized membership card
  • – Advance notice about upcoming programs and events at the Archives
  • – 10% discount at the National Archives Store in DC and online at
  • – Digital access to Prologue magazine

For a full list of benefits, and more giving levels, visit here.

Become a Young Founder

Contact the membership office at 202.357.5946 or

Recent YFS-Only Events


November 2, 2016
Fall Founders Party

April 16, 2016
Pre-screening of Elvis & Nixon and discussion with director Liza Johnson

March 14, 2016
Exclusive reception for the opening of “Amending America”

February 24, 2016
Oscar®-nominated documentary screening festival kickoff with AMY