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Fort Monroe FoundationFort Monroe Foundation is a public, 501c3 entity established in 2011.  The mission of the Foundation is to promote and sustain Fort Monroe, its programs and partners, through fundraising and stewardship of financial resources.  The Foundation supports projects that focus on conservation, preservation, and educational initiatives surrounding Fort Monroe’s vast historic, cultural, and natural resources. Designated a National Monument, a Site of Memory associated to the Slave Route by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and Historic Landmark District, the site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.

You are invited to join a growing number of benefactors across Hampton Roads, Virginia and beyond, who are advancing one of America’s most historically significant sites.  Click here to support the Fort Monroe Foundation


Individuals, businesses, foundations, civic and other groups may invest in several ways

The Annual Fund

Generating flexible, unrestricted support across programs and services


Partnering on program and events with recognition and benefits in return

Major Gifts & Grants

Supporting priority preservation, capital improvements and programs

Endowment & Long-term Reserves

Preparing for future needs through short-term or deferred charitable means

Donors may provide an outright gift, pledge over multiple years, make gifts of real or personal property, stock transfers or planned giving.

 Fort Monroe Foundation Board of Directors

The Honorable Jimmy Gray, President

Vincent A. Tucker, Vice President

Thomas J. Cosgrove, Treasurer

Tonya D. Byrd

Kapua Conley

Charlie Cureton

Jack Ezzell

Caryl Johnson

Aazia Mrozinski

The Honorable Glenn Oder

John Reynolds

Support For Fort Monroe

The Fort Monroe Foundation seeks to uplift the story of Fort Monroe not only through the lens of history but also through its cultural impacts.  Creating partnerships with local, national and international stakeholders, including tribal groups, African American heritage organizations, and the National Park Service, the Foundation provides the financial stewardship necessary to support ongoing and future educational and cultural programming as well as preservation projects to protect and maintain the historic fortress and buildings.

Our donors allow us to advance this mission and continue to tell all the stories at Fort Monroe.  We hope you will consider joining them, and become a partner in our mission to support public programming that provides valuable education and entertainment to students and visitors who travel to this historic site.

To give on line, please click on the Donate Now button above.  To give by mail, please make your check out the Fort Monroe Foundation and mail to us at:

Fort Monroe Foundation
20 Ingalls Rd
Fort Monroe, VA 23651

You may also contact us by email at, or call 757-251-2756