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Sustaining Supporters are Daughters, Chapters and friends of DAR who are some of our most dedicated advocates. Sustaining Supporters care deeply about investing in the work of DAR and do so by contributing each month through automatic monthly gifts via electronic funds transfer (EFT) from their bank account or a credit card charge.

Become a SUSTAINING SUPPORTER today! Click the "Sign-up NOW" button to sign up online – it’s safe, secure and easy to do. Or call the Office of Development at 800-449-1776 to sign up over the phone.

Earn Chapter Achievement:
Make Your Donation A Monthly Gift!

Sign up by December 1, 2019 to become a SUSTAINING SUPPORTER to be counted in
Fiscal Year 2019 for Chapter Achievement Awards credit (Section 5A) for YOUR Chapter!

Your Chapter earns TEN POINTS for EVERY Sustainer EVERY year they are an active Sustainer.

Have you heard about the Facebook Sustaining Supporter Lounge?

After signing up as a Sustainer, CLICK HERE, then click the blue “+ Join Group” button. You will be prompted to answer 3 questions before entering the Facebook Group. Please answer each question completely so that our administrators can quickly grant access to our Facebook Group. Remember, this Facebook Group is only for Sustaining Supporters!


EFT is A Great Option!

Sign up for electronic funds transfer (EFT) from your bank account. Having funds directed from your bank account not only helps avoid issues with changing credit card account numbers and expiration dates, but the EFT option allows DAR to process monthly donations WITHOUT incurring credit card processing fees. This means that more of your gift goes to support the vital programs YOU choose.

Already a Sustainer? You can also switch from credit cards to EFT any time. CLICK HERE to access the Sustainer Portal to make the change yourself, or call us at (800) 449-1776 to make the switch to EFT over the phone.

The Sustainer Portal is Now Available!

If you are currently a Sustaining Supporter, you may now update your monthly giving profile for Sustaining Supporter online—anytime day or night through our secure website: Please be sure to read all instructions listed on the page before making any updates.

In order to gain access you will need your NSDAR National Number and the same password you use to access the E-Membership portal on the Member’s Site. If you need help to establish or reset your password, just call the Office of Development at (800) 449–1776 during office hours (M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and we will be happy to assist you.


Why Become a Sustaining Supporter?

Your monthly gift provides NSDAR the necessary resources to continuously support and grow our mission of preserving history for today and tomorrow. Each month your gift provides a reliable source of revenue to ensure that our nation’s stories are told for generations to come. When you become a Sustaining Supporter, you gain the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference for so many each and every day!

Signing up as a Sustaining Supporter makes donating to NSDAR simple and convenient! Plus, you tailor your commitment to meet your needs. Give at one of the suggested levels or create your own by selecting how much you would like to contribute each month. As a Sustaining Supporter, you are also able to divide your monthly gift between any number of different funds.* As an added benefit, if you choose to support the General Fund through your monthly gifts, your Sustaining Supporter contributions could qualify you for recognition in the 1890 Annual Giving Circle.

Click HERE to see how making regular monthly donations to the General Fund is the most convenient way to qualify for recognition in the 1890 Annual Giving Circle!

*Up to 8 different funds, $5 minimum per fund, per month

Benefits of Becoming a Sustaining Supporter

  • The program is flexible and easy to join.
  • You have complete control over your donations.
  • You choose which funds you wish to support. (Up to 8 different funds.)
  • Updates and changes can be made ONLINE, any time, day or night.
  • Earning your access to donation recognition pins has never been more convenient.
  • The 1890 Annual Giving Circle recognition is easily attainable by ensuring that the minimum donation is met each and every year.
  • All monthly gifts count toward your Heritage Club total AND other recognition pin minimums.
  • Being a Sustaining Supporter is the most reliable way to help make a DAR difference and continue the mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism.
  • All active Sustaining Supporters earn Chapter Achievement points for your Chapter EVERY YEAR.

Recognizing Your Commitment

We want to thank you for your continuing support of NSDAR through the Sustaining Supporter monthly giving program.

SUSTAINING SUPPORTER PIN: You are eligible to purchase the official Sustaining Supporter pin after the completion of your sign-up and your first automatic gift has been received.

ANNIVERSARY-YEAR CHARMS: Following the first year of consecutive monthly giving, you will receive the Sustaining Supporter one-year charm. Following the fifth year of consecutive monthly giving, you will receive the Sustaining Supporter five-year charm. After that, you will be eligible for additional charms for uninterrupted monthly giving. 

Examples of How the Program Works