What is the cost to join or test in a project?

There is no cost to join a project. In fact, there is a group rate that you qualify for when you order a Y-DNA [...]

Who are the Group Administrators of projects?

The FamilyTreeDNA Group Administrators (a.k.a. Project Administrators) are unpaid volunteers who have an interest in the history and genealogy of a particular haplogroup, lineage, [...]

What is a Haplogroup Project?

Family Tree DNA’s Haplogroup Projects provide a place for individuals with the same haplogroup to connect with one another and study their common origins [...]

What is a Maternal (mtDNA) Lineage Project?

Maternal (mtDNA) Lineage Projects are for those who wish to prove a connection to a common maternal ancestor. Both males and females can order [...]

What is a Geographic Project?

A Geographic Project connects individuals whose direct line comes from a specific location. The focus of a Geographic Project may be for a town, [...]

What is a Surname Project?

A Surname Project studies the different Y-Chromosome DNA (Y-DNA) lineages associated with a surname or group of surnames. It may be narrowly focused on [...]