• Annual Fund 2016

    Help us inspire 25,000 students

    Show your support for President Kennedy’s legacy, and give today to inspire 25,000 students this year.

  • Profile in Courage Essay Contest for high school students

    2017 Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    In honor of the JFK Centennial, our Profile in Courage Essay Contest has a special topic and increased scholarship awards.

  • Ernest Hemingway - Between Two Wars

    Ernest Hemingway - Between Two Wars

    Now open to the public, this is the first ever exhibition devoted to the work and life of Ernest Hemingway.

  • Students from New Bedford, MA with signs for the 2012 Mock Election

    2016 National Student/Parent Mock Election

    Help your students experience the power of democracy and register to participate in the National Student/Parent Mock Election for grades K-12!

News and Events

  • JFK Library Foundation's May Dinner

    Jeff Immelt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GE, will chair the JFK Library Foundation’s signature fundraising gala on May 7, 2017.
  • John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission

    Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) named Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) to serve on the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission.
  • USNS Robert F. Kennedy

    On September 20, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will name a Next Fleet Replenishment Oiler in honor of Robert F. Kennedy.

  • Song Lyrics Award

    On September 19, the Song Lyrics Awards will be presented to John Prine and Kathleen Brennan & Tom Waits.

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Did You Know?

The JFK Library houses the world's largest collection of Ernest Hemingway archival materials. Find out why.