About the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc.

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) qualified charity under the United States Internal Revenue Service code. The tax identification number is 31-1618642. Contributions are fully eligible for tax deduction.


The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, an educational institution of the Commonwealth of Virginia, shall foster through its museums – Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown – an understanding and awareness of the early history, settlement, and development of the United States through the convergence of Virginia Indian, European, and African cultures and the enduring legacies bequeathed to the nation.

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc. was incorporated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization for charitable and educational purposes in support of the Foundation’s programs and its museums, Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. The JYF, Inc. cultivates donors, expands funding, contributes to program development, and stewards resources to strengthen the Foundation’s museums.


To create funding resources to enhance an environment of discovery that challenges all people to embrace the ideals – and consequences – of early American history.


The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc. is administered by a Board of Directors consisting of no more than 30 members, including at least three but no more than seven members of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s Board of Trustees, including the trustees’ chairman.

Financial Statements

FY20 IRS 990
FY20 Audited Financial Statement

FY19 IRS 990
FY19 Audited Financial Statement

State Charitable Registrations

If you are a resident of one of these states, you may obtain financial information directly from the state agency:

Maryland: Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401 or by calling (410) 974-5534.

Massachusetts: A financial statement is available on request from the Office of the Attorney General, Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division, One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108-1518 or by calling (617) 727-2200. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc., may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia: A financial statement is available on request from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs, P.O. Box 526 Richmond, VA 23218 or by calling (804) 786-1343. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 3605
Williamsburg, VA. 23187

(757) 253-4139

About JYF

For more information about the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and its museums, click here.