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You can make a direct impact on the county’s future by helping to preserve its past. Partnering with the Foundation and contributing to our Annual Fund will support reopening the beloved Franklin Theatre, contribute to the development of traveling trunks and historical panels for educators, continue preservation work throughout the county, and so much more. Join us in our commitment to preservation, historical education, and community heritage in Williamson County. Every dollar you donate goes toward helping save the places and stories that matter across Williamson County. Thank you!

To make an easy and secure online donation in any amount, use the form below or if you prefer to mail in your payment, send it to:

The Heritage Foundation
P.O. Box 723
Franklin, TN 37065

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Instructions on making a donation of securities can be found here.

At the Heritage Foundation, annual giving by our members closes the gap between our operating expenses and funds raised from membership, sponsorships, endowment income and other sources. These funds support every aspect of the Foundation, including salaries, educational programs, preservation initiatives and general maintenance and supplies. The Annual Fund is the lifeblood of our organization and makes an immediate impact on the scope of our work. We are extremely grateful for the support we receive!

Matching gifts
Have you recently made a gift, purchased a membership, or volunteered with us? Many companies match their employees’ gifts and volunteer time. Check with your employer to see if they will double your impact!

Charitable Giving Questions

If you have questions about becoming a member of the Leadership Society or would like to discuss your charitable giving to the Heritage Foundation, please contact:

Melissa Houck
Director of Development

Donor Privacy Policy

Heritage Foundation of Williamson County is committed to respecting the privacy of donors. The types of donor information that it collects and maintains are as follows:

  • Contact information: name, address, telephone number and email address
  • Giving information
  • Information on events attended, publications received and special requests for program information
  • Information provided by the donor in the form of comments and suggestions

Heritage Foundation uses donors’ information to understand their interests in its mission and to update them on the organization’s plans and activities. It is shared with staff, board members, volunteers and consultants only on a “need-to-know” basis. Heritage Foundation also assures donors that their names and addresses will not be shared with any third party unless permission has been granted. Donors should contact Heritage Foundation to have their names removed from any mailings. If you have comments or questions about Heritage Foundation’s donor privacy policy, please email or call (615) 591-8500.