The defining benefit of membership in the National Coalition for History (NCH) is that your organization’s voice will be heard in Washington and around the country on issues affecting the historical community.  The larger and more diverse NCH becomes, the more our influence will be felt. So we collectively benefit from your membership and involvement. Our four different levels of membership offer unique advantages to suit the needs of your organization’s size and budget. Benefit packages are distinguished by annual dues contributions at the following levels.

Membership Categories and Benefits

Lead Membership
Dues: $8,000+
Benefits (all below plus):

  • NCH’s executive director will travel to your organization’s annual meeting and make a presentation to your board.
  • The executive director will conduct a session at your conference on public policy issues.
  • Organization receives additional newsletter columns or blog posts beyond the eight pool columns mentioned below.
  • Organization can promote three events per year on NCH’s Member Events webpage.

Sustaining Membership
Dues: $4,000–$7,999
Benefits (all below plus):

  • Organization has an automatic seat on the NCH Policy Board.
  • Organization is eligible to be considered for one of four Policy Board officer positions.
  • Organization’s representative(s) will be invited to Congressional History Caucus events.
  • Organization can promote two events per year on NCH’s Member Events webpage.

Contributing Membership
Dues: $1,000–$3,999
Benefits (all below plus):

  • Four at-large Policy Board members are selected from the organizations at this level.
  • Organization receives eight pool columns per year from the executive director that can be re-published in your own publications or on your website.
  • Organization can promote one event per year on NCH’s Member Events webpage.

Basic Membership
Dues: $600–$999

  • NCH will promote the organization’s educational outreach programs.
  • Organization will receive regular news briefings and advocacy action alerts from NCH.
  • Organization may place issues on the Policy Board’s agenda for its quarterly meetings.
  • Organization is invited to attend pre-meeting of Policy Board at the AHA conference.

For more information about NCH go to, email NCH’s Executive Director Lee White or call 202-544-2422 x-116.