Ways to Support

Keep the Past Alive Today

Here are some ways you can support Once Upon A Nation:


A direct donation can be a win-win for you and Once Upon a Nation. You win by getting a tax deduction for your generous contribution. And Once Upon a Nation can continue to tell the untold American stories.

Donate online here.

To mail your gift, download and complete this form. Checks can be made payable to Historic Philadelphia, Inc. and mailed to:

Development Department
Historic Philadelphia, Inc.
601 Walnut Street, Suite 130E
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Storytelling Bench

Once Upon A Nation’s Storytelling Benches present an opportunity to tell the American story. With each new bench, visitors can come away from the Historic District with a broader and deeper understanding of our nation’s diverse heritage. To learn how you can sponsor a Storytelling Bench, contact lattarian@historicphiladelphia.org.

Education Improvement Tax Credits (EITC)

In Pennsylvania, businesses can earn tax credits and support education through the EITC program. As an Educational Improvement Organization (EIO), Historic Philadelphia, Inc. can provide Pennsylvania Title 1 schools with access to our Once Upon A Nation Full Day Field Trip program which include a tour of the historic 18th century Betsy Ross House, the interactive Once Upon A Nation Story Stroll and a visit to the historic Arch Street Meeting House to learn about the values and practices that helped shape Philadelphia. The Field Trip program is cross-curricular and standards based and supplements classroom instruction with on-site learning. Click here to learn more about the EITC program.

Matching Gift

Double or triple the value of your gift! Please contact your human resources or corporate giving department to learn about your employer’s matching gift policy.