Ongoing Campaigns

Celebrity Jane Campaign

Chawton House has been forced to close due to COVID-19. Help the North American Friends of Chawton House provide support during this difficult time. While supplies last, anyone who donates over $250 can acquire this limited edition bobblehead.

Flag-Raising Campaign

The North American Friends of Chawton House are encouraging each of the regions of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) to raise $10,000 or more in order to see their flag flying for a day over Jane Austen’s ‘Great House!'

Lost Sheep of Godmersham

Help in the important ongoing project of recovering the books lost from the Austen family library at Godmersham.

Past Campaigns

Share A Bench with Jane ~ 2019

Generous donors sponsored 30 benches for the lawns and gardens at Chawton House. These durable, comfortable benches were designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, who also designed some of the terraces at Chawton House. 

Jane Austen Garden Trail ~ 2018

In this successful campaign, donors chose a garden feature at Chawton and selected a literary quotation for a placard at the site. A Jane Austen walking trail has been created through the grounds of Chawton House.

Exhibition of Jane Austen's Reading

Helping Chawton House to build an exhibition of books that Austen read and discover how they might have influenced her.

NAFCHL (DBA NAFCH)  is a United States 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization affiliated with Chawton House in the U.K.

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