Be a Part of Making History Happen

The Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home relies on support from private donors, grants, and proceeds from the annual Johnny Cash Music Festival to fund restoration and ongoing operation of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home and other historic buildings in Dyess.

For your convenience, you can give online through the Giving to Arkansas State page.

On the “Other” section on the form, please indicate “Dyess – Cash” to ensure your donation directed through ASU Foundation reaches us.

Donate Online

We also welcome gifts by mail or in person. Contributions should be made payable to “The ASU Foundation, Inc.” for the Dyess Colony/Johnny Cash Project.  Mail to:

University Development
Arkansas State University
P.O. Box 1990
State University AR 72467-1990

Other Ways to Be Involved

There are numerous other ways to be involved with Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash, such as volunteering and donating artifacts. If you are interested in such opportunities, please contact Arkansas Heritage Sites.

Special Thanks

We would like to extend a special thanks to some of the many groups and individuals who have helped make this project possible. Click on the links below to view individuals to whom we are deeply indebted.

Restoration Team
National Advisory Council
Arkansas Steering Committee
Major Funders
Artifact Donations