Patron Membership

Patron members enjoy exclusive benefits while providing philanthropic support that enables the NYG&B to better serve New York researchers everywhere. 

Friend $125

  • All the benefits of NYG&B membership for one year for two individuals at one mailing address, plus
  • Priority registration for select NYG&B programs
  • Invitation for two to an annual reception with the Board of Trustees and the Fellows of the NYG&B
  • Invitation to participate in a Patrons-only Facebook Live with the President of the NYG&B


Benefactor $250 ($100 is tax deductible)

  • All the benefits of Friend membership, plus:
  • One copy of a County Guide
  • 15-minute consultation with an NYG&B Genealogist


Sustainer $500 ($300 is tax deductible)

  • All the benefits of Benefactor membership, plus:
  • A Half-hour consultation with an NYG&B Genealogist 
  • Copies of education handouts from programs on request


Conservator $1,000 ($720 is tax deductible)

  • All the benefits of Sustainer Membership, plus:
  • One-hour consultation with an NYG&B Genealogist
  • A gift membership to share with a friend or family member
  • Name recognition as a Project Sponsor. Apply your support to help underwrite a sutdent internship, education program, digitization/indexing initiative, publication, or other project.  


The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.