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Mail your check payable to the Robert H. Jackson Center to:

Robert H. Jackson Center

305 E. 4th Street

Jamestown, NY 14701


Use your credit card to complete the Donate Today gift form above.

Matching Gift

Initiate a matching gift from your employer by completing and mailing your company’s gift-matching form with your check, or mail the completed form to the Jackson Center after you make an online gift.

Appreciated Securities

Donate shares of stocks or mutual funds to the Jackson Center by initiating a DTC transfer through your broker. Please notify us at or call 716-483-6646 when you initiate the transfer of securities or instruct your broker to contact us, with the name of the donor, the number of shares, and the type of securities. This allows us to record and recognize your gift appropriately.

Planned Gifts

Contribute through your will, trust, life insurance, or retirement plan. Consult your financial advisor and inform us of your intentions by email at or call 716-483-6646.

Private and Family Foundations

Grants and gifts from private and family foundations provide significant financial support for the Jackson Center’s programs, physical plant, and infrastructure. To discuss funding opportunities, please email or call 716-483-6646.

Your Philanthropic Impact

The simplest way to make your gift to the Robert H. Jackson Center is to mail a check, or make a single gift or a recurring monthly gift online with your credit card. You can also transfer securities, or make a planned gift through your will, trust, life insurance, or retirement plan. Please call or email us if we can answer any questions on gift methods or to discuss your interest in supporting the Jackson Center in more detail at or 716-483-6646.


Giving Societies

Join the Jackson Society! Gifts of every size are important to sustain the Jackson Center. But, with your annual gift of $1000 or more, you enjoy advance notice of Jackson Center happenings, invitations to exclusive events, and an annual social gala while providing imperative support for the center’s ongoing operations and programs.

Join our Bench Circle, our Bench Circle members recognize the value of providing monthly support as a funding source on which we can regularly depend.  Sign up online or call to set your monthly support amount and allow us to better plan our future programming initiatives knowing we can count on your regular, monthly gift amount.


Corporate, organization, and individual sponsorships provide an important source of support for the Jackson Center’s programs and work, and offer sponsors prime visibility to our various constituencies. For more information, email or call 716-483-6646.

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Stories of Your Support


Jamestown Bar Association Creates Fund for Robert H. Jackson Center

Jamestown Bar Association established a fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to ensure the legacy of the Honorable Joseph Gerace. The Honorable Joseph Gerace/Robert H. Jackson Lectureship Fund will provide assistance to the Robert H. Jackson Center for costs relative to an annual distinguished lecturship program on current issues of law.


Jackson Center 2016 Summer Internship Program

The Robert H. Jackson Center welcomed four college students to participate in its summer internship program for six weeks.  The program is as a major part of the center's educational mission.



2016 Jackson Lecture Highlights 21st Century Policing and the Court

On July 11, 1941, Robert H. Jackson began his tenure as Associate Justice. Seventy-five years later to the day, Tracey L. Meares delivered the 12th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court.


Jackson Center Hosts a New Program for Young Audiences

The Robert H. Jackson Center hosted Living Voices on June 16, 2016 to support its goal of encouraging remembrance of significant historical events. The center hopes events like this will help current and future generations understand where the nation and world have come from, and that they can help guide the world into a continually improving civil society.


Jackson Center Celebrates 12th Annual Young Readers Program

On May 12, 2016, the Robert H. Jackson Center welcomed over 1400 students to hear Newbery Medal award winner Linda Sue Park discuss her life and journey as a writer.


Jackson Center Accepts Award in Memory of Justice Robert H. Jackson

On May 4, 2016, the Robert H. Jackson Center was presented with a shofar by the International March of the Living to honor the center for promoting Justice Jackson’s memory and legacy and for perpetuating his legendary work in implementing justice with fairness and decency as architect and Chief U.S. Prosecutor of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg.


Linda Sue Park’s Portrayal of Perseverance Perfect for Jackson Center Program

The Young Readers Program is part of an annual tradition of hosting educational events with prominent authors on subjects related to civil rights, Nuremberg, the Holocaust, and other important moments in history. The 2016 Young Readers author is Linda Sue Park, who will speak about her book A Long Walk To Water.


Justice Jackson Delivers Opening Statement at Nuremberg, November 21, 1945

On November 21, 2015, seventy years will have passed since the world stopped to listen to the opening statement of the trial against major Nazi war criminals before the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at the Palace of Justice in the city of Nuremberg, Germany.


Robert H. Jackson Third Annual Conference for Educators

On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, the Robert H. Jackson Center welcomed almost one hundred teachers from Western New York and Pennsylvania to its Third Annual Conference for Educators. This was the first time the event was held in Jamestown, New York. The theme for this year’s conference was From Nuremberg to Your Classroom, with the hope of providing educators with the knowledge and confidence not only to teach about Robert Jackson, but to inspire their students to follow his example.


2015 Annual Campaign – “Why Robert H. Jackson?”

In a letter from Board member and Annual Campaign Chair Stan Lundine the question "Why Robert H. Jackson?" is brought into focus.