The Alexander and Mabel Bell Legacy Foundation

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to continuing the Bells’ scientific and humanitarian interests and spirit of innovation.

Preserving, Protecting, and Advancing the Bell Legacy

Continuing More Than A Century of Innovation, Education, and Advocacy

Alexander Graham Bell was one of the most prolific inventors of his time. And while he’s most remembered as the father of modern communication, his life’s work reaches far beyond the realm of telecommunications.

The mission of the Alexander and Mabel Bell Legacy Foundation is to educate and engage the public about the work and contributions of the Bell family in the areas of technology, aviation, deaf education, and more.

What We Offer


The Foundation arranges publicity rights and licensing opportunities for organizations interested in using the Bell name and image in commercial, educational, and charitable purposes.


The AMBLF works to educate the public on the life and work of Alexander and Mabel Bell through our website, publications, and archives.


The Alexander and Mabel Bell Foundation partners with organizations that share our commitment to preserving the Bell family legacy. We do this by providing support and grants to educational and charitable programs.


The AMBLF monitors and preserves resources, artifacts, and information related to the Bell family to ensure the ongoing historical veracity of the public record.

“Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. You'll be certain to find something you have never seen before.

—Alexander Graham Bell

Explore the Lives of Alexander and Mabel Bell

Learn about the inspiring lives of Alexander Graham Bell and his wife Mabel Gardiner Hubbard Bell.

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell was a prolific inventor, educator, humanitarian, and advocate for deaf education.

Mabel Gardiner Hubbard Bell

Mabel Gardiner Hubbard Bell was crucial to Alexander’s success and a tireless advocate for the rights of women, children, and the deaf.

Support the Alexander and Mabel Bell Legacy Foundation

Help continue the Bell legacy with material support.


The AMBLF is grateful for your support. Without the charitable contributions of our generous benefactors, the AMBLF could not exist in its current form. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today to help continue the Bell legacy.


The Foundation is pleased to provide reciprocal support to brands and organizations that want to use the Bell name and image. By licensing the intellectual property of the Bell family, you can help support our mission of education and advocacy.

About the Foundation

The mission of the Alexander and Mabel Bell Legacy Foundation is to educate the public with the most comprehensive and accurate information about Alexander and Mabel Bell’s lives and achievements. Through our website, historical archives, and programs, we aim to safeguard the Bells’ physical, intellectual, and philanthropic contributions to society.

Explore Our Archives

Access our collection of photographs and documents.

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