Every gift counts!

All donations support education and preservation efforts at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, "The Home of Little Women" (and so much more!) in Historic Concord, Massachusetts -- one of the most beloved and authentically maintained historic sites in the country for over 100 years.  Private contribution literally enable us to keep our doors open so future generations may continue to discover the incredible legacy of the Alcott family and the invaluable life lessons of Little Women.

Donations in Action

Educational Offerings

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Collaboration with Concord Public Schools enhances the study of local history for second graders, provides stewardship projects for high schoolers, and supports cultural exchange initiatives with our Japanese "Sister City," Nanae

Living History

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 Highly interactive Living History tours, programs, and special events are lively, enjoyable ways to make the past accessible to intergenerational local, national, and international audiences 

Girl Scout Programs

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Scout programming not only fulfills badge requirements, but encourages study of the past to enrich the future, and develops awareness of the vital importance of advocating for personal agency and social justice

Adult & Teacher Workshops

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Adult and teacher education opportunities attract scholars from around the world, keeping the Alcott legacy vibrant and relevant in today's world

Preservation Efforts

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From repairing a 350-year-old structure to installing innovative climate control technology, Orchard House sustains itself and our planet

Donating to Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

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To designate a gift in honor or in memory of a special person or event, please provide information in the "Add special instructions or details" box that will appear after you enter a donation amount.


Not interested in donating online?  No problem!  Download, print, and mail a Remittance Card or call us at 978.369.4118 and we will be happy to process your contribution over the phone.


Thank you!


To discuss other donation options -- such as bequests or gifts of securities -- please phone Executive Director Jan Turnquist at 978.369.4118 x102, email jturnquist@louisamayalcott.org, or download forms for Gifting Securities.


Membership in "Friends of the Alcotts" allows you to support Orchard House even more and receive benefits of  free admission to regular guided tours, discounts on special programs/events and in our Museum Store, and special "Members Only " invitations.  Admission Gift Certificates allow you to share Orchard House with others.  Memberships and Admission Gift Certificates may be ordered via our online Museum Store.

Support a Treasured Place

Tax-deductible contributions to Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House are immediately put to good use, funding our efforts to remain open and provide educational offerings that impact visitors of all ages from around the corner as well as across the globe.  Your donation therefore sustains us as we endeavor to sustain you and future generations.


Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity!

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