AAAM Grants & Partnerships

AAAM Announces 2020 Grant Awards and New Partnerships

In 2020, the Association of African American Museums (AAAM) was awarded the following grants and garnered the following new partnerships:

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services (Grant) – Press Release
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (Grant) – Press Release
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation, African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund (Grant) – Press Release
  • Lord Cultural Resources – Fellowship 2020 (Partnership) – Press Release
  • 400 Years of African American History Commission (Grant) – Website
  • Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Foundation (Partnership) – Website
  • National Park Service – Colonel Charles Young Home and Buffalo Soldiers Monument – Community Grant Writing Training (Partnership) – Acknowledgement
  • Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Network National Network Member/Non-federal Partner (Partnership) – Website
  • National Park Service Digital Humanities Training (Partnership)
  • Directors of Museum Associations (unofficial title – Partnership) – The group’s focus is advocacy for museums and cultural organizations. It is comprised of several association executive directors throughout the United States and Canada. Click the link following this text to read the most recent advocacy letter to Congress requesting funds for museums and cultural sites. Museum Community Phase 4 Economic Relief Request Letter FINAL

The organizations include (in alphabetical order):

  • 400 Years of African American History Commission
  • American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
  • American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)
  • American Public Gardens Association (APGA)
  • Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD)
  • Association of Children’s Museums (ACM)
  • Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
  • Association of Science Museum Directors (ASMD)
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)

We are thankful to each funder and partner. Your support to AAAM means a great deal to the overall growth and sustainability of our association.

Institute of Museum and Library Services logo National Endowment for the Humanities logo National Trust AACHAF
Lord Cultural Resources 400 Years of African American History Commission logo Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation logo
CESU American Alliance of Museums American Association for State and Local History logo
American Public Gardens Association Association of Art Museum Directors Association of Children’s Museums
Association of Science Museum Directors Association of Zoos and Aquariums