Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein Gives $10 Million Gift to Create a New Education Center and Research Institute

A tour of college students stands outside the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House

The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House.

The White House Historical Association announced a gift of $10 million from philanthropist and former White House aide David M. Rubenstein to establish an education and research institute for White House history.

The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History will feature an innovative and digital and online resource center, interactive and immersive new educational experiences, and new programs to engage the community. Expected to be fully operational in 2013, the Center will be located at Decatur House, a National Trust site owned by the National Trust and operated by the White House Historical Association. Read more

Learn more: Background on the conservation of Decatur House and its adaptation as the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History