Members at the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream support immersive exhibits and experiences, educational initiatives, and impact-driven research and programming that inspires and empowers people everywhere to pursue their unique dreams. Our members are a community that celebrates individuals who exemplify the ideal of the American Dream, confronts barriers to opportunities, and catalyzes solutions that advance economic and social mobility for future generations. 

Members support critical, mission-driven activities of the Center, and also receive exclusive benefits to be enjoyed anywhere in the world, along with behind-the-scenes access at our Washington, DC Visitor Center.



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  • Membership in a community of supporters that make the American Dream a reality for all
  • Personalized Charter Membership Card
  • Members-only e-newsletter with notice of select in-person nationwide events, virtual events, podcast releases, new exhibitions, competitions, and public programs
  • Curated and engaging members-only content, including news, updates, special discounts to MCAAD partner businesses and more
  • Permanent listing as a Charter Member in the member registry
  • Fully tax deductible


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All prior level benefits plus:
  • Advanced registration to select in-person events nationwide and virtual events before the public
  • Official certificate recognizing support of MCAAD
  • Curated Spotify playlist
  • Fully tax deductible


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All prior level benefits plus:
  • Invitation to exclusive Leader level virtual event
  • Semi-Annual Q&A roundtable with special guests such as MCAAD leadership, scholars, entrepreneurs and renowned professionals
  • Original digital artwork designed by MCAAD collaborate to start your NFT collection
  • Fully tax deductible


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All prior level benefits plus:
  • Virtual and/or In-Person hard hat tour of new Visitor Center
  • Invitation to Pre-Opening Celebration in 2023
  • Portion of gift is tax deductible


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All prior level benefits plus:
  • Custom American Dream gift/keepsake upon joining
  • Private Tour of Visitor Center for up to 4 guests*
  • American Dream DC digital tour book for your visit to Washington
  • Portion of gift is tax deductible
*Subject to scheduling availability and upon opening in 2023
All programs, events, and benefits subject to change. For a complete and current list of benefits, and the rules and regulations pertaining to each, please email our membership team at Due to COVID-19, benefits may be offered in a different format to accommodate social distancing measures and/or restrictions on in-person gatherings.

Other ways to give

To join by mail, please include your contact information (including email) and
send check payable to MCAAD to our processing center at:

Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream
PO Box 894493
Los Angeles, CA 90189-4493

General Questions?


Interested in Giving Circle Membership?

Please contact Jason Molihan at

The Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Milken Institute, a 501(c)3, nonprofit, nonpartisan, publicly supported organization. The Milken Institute’s tax ID # is 95-4240775. Please consult your tax advisor for the tax deductibility of your contribution.”

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