Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation

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America in Debt

We will explore the history of federal debt, its good and bad chapters, on March 7, 2024 at a national conference in Washington, D.C. The conference will be held at the Library of Congress and will shine a bright light on the record of public finance crises.

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The Business of America

FedEx founder and executive chairman Fred Smith delivered the keynote speech at 2023’s Coolidge Winter Gala. Speaking to the challenges facing the American economy, Fred Smith gave his insight into how the country can successfully navigate these difficult economic waters.

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Coolidge Foundation Conference at the Library of Congress: America in Debt

March 7 @ 8:30 am

    Today America’s federal debt has reached unimaginable proportions. As we enter 2024, many believe it nearly impossible to resolve our fiscal crisis. Yet America has overcome fiscal crises […]

Latest Essays from Coolidge Review

Casa Utopia: The Tale of an American Collective Farm

The federal government established a collective farm in Arizona during the New Deal. It didn’t go well, Amity Shlaes shows.

Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship honors President Coolidge’s dedication to academic excellence by awarding full-ride, four-year, merit scholarships to America’s most promising students. Unlike other top awards, “The Coolidge” can be used at any accredited college or university in America. To learn more, click below to visit the Coolidge Scholarship website.

Coolidge Debate

The Coolidge Foundation is setting out to find the top high school debaters in America. Our premier tournament each year is the Coolidge Cup, a national debate tournament that attracts top debaters from across the country to President Coolidge’s historic hometown of Plymouth, Vermont, to compete for the prestigious Coolidge Cup, along with the $7,500 Robert L. Luddy Coolidge Cup Scholarship.

Coolidge in Washington

The Foundation is excited to open up Coolidge House in Washington, D.C., which serves as a base for expanded operations of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.

Visit the Notch

There is no better way to truly understand President Coolidge than to visit his hometown, the picturesque hamlet of Plymouth Notch, Vermont. You are invited to visit the President Coolidge State Historic Site, considered one of America’s best-preserved presidential sites. Come to see the modest home where President Coolidge was born, step inside the family homestead where Coolidge took the presidential oath of office, pause for reflection in the warm, wood-paneled church where the Coolidge family worshipped, and gain inspiration from the humble grave site where President Coolidge rests alongside his family.