Contributions during John F. Kennedy’s Presidency:
- National Endowment for the Arts
- Jackie was a huge supporter of the arts and art education being accessible to the public
- White House Restoration Project:
- White House Historical Association which helped to educate the public and raise funds for the White House holdings.
- Jackie also wrote the foreword for the association’s first edition of The White House: A Historical Guide in 1962.
- In order to effectively and safely catalog the entire holdings on the mansion, Jackie decided to hire a live-in curator from the Smithsonian Institution, which later became a permanent position.