Get Involved

Since 1869 the NYG&B has been actively engaged in a mission to find, preserve, and share New York's stories. Today, we offer a variety of ways to get involved - from membership, volunteer projects, internships, and contributing to the NYG&B's annual fund. Together, we can ensure that New York's past is preserved for future generations.

Become a Member

Membership in the NYG&B offers exclusive access to online records and a wide array of tools and resources to assist you in tracing your family tree. Our collections and resources span the entire state of New York and provide essential guidance for genealogists.

In addition to online access to records, subscriptions to New York Researcher and the Record keep you up-to-date with the latest research trends while discounts on publications and programs ensure you can take an active part in finding your New York story.

Join the NYG&B today!


Our active community of volunteers work to preserve New York's records through exciting projects and initiatives, such as the New York Digitization and Indexing Project in addition to assisting the NYG&B during events, conferences, and other activities.


Explore Volunteer Opportunities


Your tax-deductible contribution enables the NYG&B to find, preserve, share New York's stories. Consider a monthly contribution to support the NYG&B's ongoing activities, sponsoring an internship or a NYG&B labs project. Contributions to the NYG&B annual fund ensure we continue to digitize and preserve New York's records and provide new resources for New York genealogists.

With your support - we can ensure New York's treasured past is preserved for future generations.


Learn more about how you can support the NYG&B