Niles Lichtenstein is the Co-Founder and CEO of The History Project. As a writer and technologist, Niles has always been active in the communities of storytelling and innovation.  While an undergraduate at Harvard, he started the Finding Freedom Through Language project, which opened his eyes to the power of finding narrative frameworks for our memories and stories. In 2015, after a decade of work in media technology, he created his latest company, The History Project, a digital storytelling platform that aims to connect people and organizations with the memories and artifacts of their lives to create living and modern time capsules. Invested in by The New York Times and Associated Press, The History Project has empowered individuals and groups to create multi-media narratives for the likes of HBO’s The Diplomat, singer/songwriter – Jewel, the New York Times, Pulitzer Prizes, Coca-Cola and most importantly everyday people and communities, who want to ensure their memories and stories are preserved vibrantly for generations. 


Family Philanthropy Stories- Capture the Legacy of Your Giving with NCFP and the History Project

Posted on January 12, 2017 by Virginia M. Esposito, Michelle Knapik, Niles Lichtenstein, Kelly D. Nowlin

Why, in 2017, are we still relying on grandma’s photo albums and poorly scanned Facebook uploads to preserve our family histories? Legacy preservation is deeply important whether you are preparing for succession or seeking to keep donor intent alive. So, how can you bring your family’s history up to date in the New Year? In this webinar, NCFP teams up… Read More