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The James Weldon Johnson Foundation offers an opportunity to participate in programming that supports the arts, social justice, and the common good. We invite individuals, foundations, corporations and other organizations to join us in advancing the legacy of James Weldon Johnson and the vital role he played in elevating the American experience.

Your tax-deductible gift will help:

  • Restore and preserve James Weldon Johnson's writing cabin in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

  • Support the James Weldon Johnson Fellows in the Arts program in partnership with Bard College at Simon’s Rock

  • Develop additional programming dedicated to the arts, the intellect and social justice and to cover general operating expenses.  

The James Weldon Johnson Foundation depends on individual support. You can contribute a donation of any size and you can honor your friend, family member, or an extraordinary person who has made a difference in your life by making a gift in their name to advance the legacy of James Weldon Johnson. If you are interested in donating stock, please contact rufus@jamesweldonjohnson.org.

The James Weldon Johnson Literary Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations to the James Weldon Johnson Literary Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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