Membership

Become A Member of Erie's Think Tank

Thank you for your support of JES and its mission! It is through the generosity of people like you that the Erie community continues to grow. Below is a breakdown of our membership levels and the benefits that you will receive with each level. Memberships are valid for one year from date of purchase. If you would like to save a copy of our memebrship levels, please click HERE to download a copy of our 2020-2021 membership brochure!

We just updated our processing system in March 2020! To take a look at a tutortial detailing how to use the new system, click HERE.

Memberships are tax-deductible only to the extent that the cost exceeds the benefits received. Please note that the benefits received in the Associate, Patron, Supporter, Contributor, and Friend levels exceed the cost of those memberships, and thus no portion is tax-deductible. You may choose to waive membership benefits at any level to make your membership a 100% tax-deductible donation. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please click here to donate. Please note, memberships are not required for attendance at any of the JES programming.

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Please note, membership is not required for admittance to any of the JES programming

Membership Levels

$25 Jeffersonian

  • JES lecture tickets

$50 Friend

  • 1 Global Summit ticket
  • 2 JES lecture tickets

$100 Contributor

  • 2 Global Summit tickets
  • 6 JES lecture tickets
  • 1 admission to all Brock Institute lectures and events
  • Annual subscription to the Journal of Erie Studies
  • Annual subscription to the Jefferson Essays

$250 Supporter

  • 5 Global Summit Tickets
  • 1 admission to all JES lectures and events
  • 1 admission to all Brock Institute lectures
  • Annual subscription to the Journal of Erie Studies
  • Annual subscription to the Jefferson Essays

$500 Patron

  • 1 Global Summit pass
  • Or, 6 Global Summit tickets
  • 2 admissions to all JES lectures and events
  • 2 admissions to all Brock Institute lectures
  • Annual subscription to the Journal of Erie Studies
  • Annual subscription to the Jefferson Essays

$1,000 Associates

  • 2 Global Summit passes
  • Or, 12 Global Summit tickets
  • 3 admissions to all JES lectures and events
  • 2 admissions to all Brock Institute lectures
  • 2 admissions to all Distinguished Visiting Speaker Lectures
  • Annual subscription to the Journal of Erie Studies
  • Annual subscription to the Jefferson Essays

$2,500 Benefactor

  • 2 VIP Global Summit passes
  • 4 admissions to all JES lectures
  • 2 admissions to all Brock Institute lectures and events
  • 2 admissions to all Distinguished Visiting Speaker Lectures
  • Annual subscription to the Journal of Erie Studies
  • Annual subscription to the Jefferson Essays

$5,000 President's Circle

  • 4 VIP Global Summit passes
  • 4 admissions to all JES lectures and events
  • 4 admissions to all Brock Institute lectures 
  • 4 admissions to all Distinguished Visting Speaker Lectures
  • Annual subscription to the Journal of Erie Studies
  • Annual subscription to the Jefferson Essays

$10,000 Founders Lifetime Membership

  • 4 VIP Global Summit passes
  • 4 admission to all JES lectures and events
  • 4 admission to all Brock Institute lectures
  • 4 admission to all Distinguished Visting Speaker Lectures
  • Select JES publications and books
  • Annual subscription to the Journal of Erie Studies
  • Annual subscription to the Jefferson Essays

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Memberships are tax-deductible only to the extent that the cost exceeds the benefits received. Please note
that the benefits received in the Associate, Patron, and Supporter levels exceed the cost of those memberships,
and thus no portion is tax-deductible. You may choose to waive membership benefits at any level to make
your membership a 100% tax-deductible donation.