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Join the International Council: A global community of visionary leaders

The International Council is a prestigious circle of philanthropists and heritage enthusiasts from around the world who are instrumental in helping WMF achieve its goals. Sustained by a love of history, art, and architecture, Council members interact directly with WMF’s leadership, and each other, to chart the organization’s global strategy and maximize its impact. In addition to enjoying a suite of exclusive benefits, members help identify conservation projects of international significance, and share with their networks the critical importance of preserving humanity’s irreplaceable cultural heritage for future generations. When you join the International Council, you become part of a global community extending from WMF headquarters in New York City to our affiliates in the UK, India, Peru, Portugal, and Spain, as well as representatives in France, China, Japan, and Cambodia.

International Council Members serve as global ambassadors for WMF and its mission and have the opportunity to travel with WMF’s leadership and conservation experts through our exclusive travel program, Monumental Journeys. Council members also have access to private, behind-the-scenes tours of WMF sites around the world while traveling independently. These visits may be scheduled to fit with your personal travel plans and the full list of tours can be found here.

We invite you to join us.

Council Member ($5,000)

  • Access to Monumental Journeys, WMF’s exclusive travel program
  • Invitation to the annual World Monuments Summit, a two-day program of scholarly lectures, site tours, and receptions
  • Private visits to select WMF sites with conservation experts, upon request
  • Invitations to special events hosted by WMF headquarters in New York City and by Council Chapters
  • Invitations to inaugural celebrations for completed WMF projects
  • Access to presale tickets to the Annual Gala and Spring Spotlight
  • Reserved seating at WMF public events
  • Invitations to online events featuring virtual tours of WMF projects
  • Recognition in the annual Watch magazine and on the WMF website
As a special opportunity, individuals between the ages of 21 and 39 may join the International Council for $2,500 USD and receive all the benefits of the Council Member level, as well as invitations to a few special events throughout the year hosted by the Junior Board. For more information, please contact council@wmf.org

Champion Member ($10,000)

All benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation for two to VIP dinners in New York City and London
  • Invitation for two to a privately hosted reception held in conjunction with the Annual Gala and World Monuments Summit

Leadership Member ($25,000)

All benefits listed above, plus:

  • Opportunities throughout the year to attend exclusive Trustee events in New York City and at WMF affiliates
  • Invitation for two to a private lunch with WMF President and CEO

Leadership Member ($50,000)

All benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation to travel with the President and CEO on working trips
  • Invitation to a presentation about strategic organizational initiatives
To join as a President’s Circle member, please contact Karaugh Brown, Vice President of Development and Partnerships, at kbrown@wmf.org or (646) 424-9594 x229.
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