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GIVE & BECOME A MEMBER

Your support makes a difference!

The Swenson Center is a nonprofit organization. We depend entirely on donations from generous people like you. There are several ways of supporting the Swenson Center. Gifts of all sizes are welcome and gratefully received. 

Become a member

Join at one of the following contribution levels: 

Associate 
Annual contribution of $30.

  • Reduced subscription rate to Swedish American Genealogist ($20/year)
  • Discount on genealogy and translation services

Scholar 
Annual contribution of $100.

  • Receive Swedish American Genealogist free
  • Discount on genealogy and translation services

Circle 
Annual contribution of $250. 

  • Receive Swedish American Genealogist free
  • Discount on genealogy and translation services
  • Annually receive a book in the field of Swedish-American history or culture

Patron
Annual contribution of $500. 

  • Receive Swedish American Genealogist free
  • Discount on genealogy and translation services
  • Annually receive a book in the field of Swedish-American history or culture
  • Additional subscription to Swedish American Genealogist, to distribute at will as a gift.

Benefactor
Annual contribution of $1,000. 

  • Receive Swedish American Genealogist free
  • Discount on genealogy and translation services
  • Annually receive a book in the field of Swedish-American history or culture
  • Additional subscription to Swedish American Genealogist, to distribute at will as a gift.

Prefer not to enroll online? Fill out and mail our Gifts & Membership Form. Or contact us for assistance. 

Swedish American Genealogist journal subscription

Swedish American Genealogist, published by the Swenson Center, is the only journal devoted to Swedish American biography, genealogy, and personal history. Subscriptions are $30/year for those in the U.S./Canada and $38/year for all others. Members receive a free or reduced-price subscription. 

Thrivent Choice Dollars program

Are you a member of Thrivent Financial? Choice Dollars charitable grant funds can make a big difference to the Swenson Center. By directing Choice Dollars, eligible Thrivent members recommend where they feel Thrivent should distribute a portion of its charitable grant funds. Directing Choice Dollars is easy. Simply go to www.thrivent.com/thriventchoice to learn more and select "Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center." Or call 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice" after the prompt.

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