To build a historic commemoration of our nation’s founding for all Americans, America250 is guided by the following principles.

Our mission

To commemorate our 250th anniversary with inclusive programs that inspire Americans to renew and strengthen our daring experiment in democracy.

Our vision

The shared experiences of America250 will have ignited our imaginations, elevated our diverse stories, inspired service in our communities, and demonstrated the lasting durability of the American project.

Inspiring the American spirit

To learn more about our vision and approach to America’s 250th, read our reports to the President and Congress.