Who We Are

Our ethos is our national motto: e pluribus unum, or “out of many, one.” We are a nationwide, nonpartisan coalition of history organizations joining forces to ignite and inform younger generations, the future inheritors of the United States.

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Our board is uniquely composed of key leaders at history museums across the country. These leaders and their organizations guide and champion our collective effort.

Neil A. Barclay

President and CEO, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Norman Burns

President and CEO, Conner Prairie

Natalia Crujeiras

CEO and Executive Director, HistoryMiami Museum

Cliff Fleet

President and CEO, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Sheffield Hale

Executive Director and CEO, Atlanta History Center

Anthea Hartig

Elizabeth MacMillan Director, Smithsonian's National Museum of American History 

James Pepper Henry

Executive Director and CEO, First Americans Museum

Patrick Madden

Executive Director, National Archives Foundation

Andrew Masich

President and CEO, Senator John Heinz History Center

Louise Mirrer

President and CEO, New-York Historical Society


Caroline Klibanoff

Executive Director

Kate Doak-Keszler

Partnerships and Communications Director

Nia Mosby

Program Manager

Cameron Katz

Community Engagement Manager

Kaz Brecher

Innovation Strategist, Curious Catalyst, Inc.

Valerie Donati

Advisor, Brand Building Communications

Claire Haley

Advisor, Atlanta History Center

Carrie Kotcho

Advisor, National Museum of American History

Laura Washington

Advisor, New-York Historical Society

Tasha Stanton

Advisor, Monticello

Brady Smith

Advisor, Senator John Heinz History Center

Melissa Marinaro

Advisor, Senator John Heinz History Center

Adam Rozan

Advisor, National Museum of American History

Liana Ascolese

Advisor, National Archives Foundation

Valerie McVey

Advisor, National Archives Foundation

Partner Network

Made By Us is a network of hundreds of of history and civics organizations that hail from across the United States and territories and cover a broad range of subject matter. These organizations and their credible resources make up the foundation of our collective offerings, powering innovation with historical expertise. Learn more about membership in our coalition.

Questions? Reach out to Kate Doak-Keszler, Partnerships & Communications Director, at kate@historymadebyus.org.

Ready to join? Use this link to begin registration. 

Already a partner institution and looking for resources and materials? Access the Resource Hub.


We have received generous support, inspiration and leadership from supporters and champions including the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Coca-Cola Company, Jacqueline B. Mars, Marcia Carlucci, Forrest E. Mars Jr. and Jacomien Mars, AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate, KIND, the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, Curious Catalyst, Inc., Brand Building Communications, and of course our network of partners who contribute financially and in-kind.

How to Give to Made By Us

Consider demonstrating your support of our work and help us to make progress toward our fundraising goals.

  • Make an online donation here. Be sure to select “Made By Us” for your gift destination.
  • To mail a donation, please make checks payable to Made By Us and send to Made By Us c/o Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30305.
  • To support our programming as a sponsor or underwriter, to receive an invoice, or if you wish to give through another means such as a stock or planned gift, please contact Caroline@HistoryMadeByUs.org. 

Get Involved

Help power our future with history. This effort is “made by us” – and we want you to be a part of it!

Current Opportunities

  • If you’re between 18-30 years old, sign up for our BFF list to be alerted about upcoming opportunities to write, speak, participate in research and design, and connect with our partner institutions.
  • Subscribe to get the latest updates by email.

Calling all Supporters!

For funding, media or brand integration opportunities, contact Managing Director Caroline Klibanoff at caroline@historymadebyus.org