The National Trust for Historic Preservation is now inviting organizations and government agencies to submit Letters of Intent (LOI) for African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund grants. Grant funds range between $50,000 to $150,000. You can read more about this national grant program, funding categories, and schedule by clicking this link:  Forum.SavingPlaces.org/aachactionfund.

There is a two-step process to receive a grant. The first step is to submit the LOI by Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM local time through our online grants portal. If the LOI is accepted, a full application will be requested of the applicant. Up to 22 grant awards will be announced in July 2020.

Special Announcements

AAAM and SEMC logosAAAM and the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) will host a professional development training for future museum leaders.

AAAM members will receive a discounted enrollment rate for SEMC's 2020 Leadership Institute

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: January 31, 2020

CLICK HERE to apply now!

Leadership Institute Sponsorship provided by the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)'s Office of Strategic Partnerships


Museums Advocacy Day 2020AAAM has partnered with the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and will participate in Museums Advocacy Day 2020

February 24 - 25, 2020 in Washington, DC.  We will join museum professionals around the country on Capital Hill to advocate for African American museums and museums with an African and/or African American focus.  Join us in Washington D.C.  Let our collective voice be heard.

Register to participate in this national advocacy training and opportunity by January 21, 2020.  

DISCOUNT for AAAM Members - Register for $49.00 use CODE:  20AAAM 

CLICK HERE to register today!