AARCH has been the recipient of several important grants supporting our work and the development of the Heritage Center. To date we have received funding from these organizations:

  • MCAAHC MD Commission of African American History & Culture – $100,000
  • Frederick County to support the development of the Heritage Center – $50,000
  • Maryland Heritage Area Authority Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area matching grant for exhibit planning – $50,000
  • The Ausherman Family Foundation for interpretive planning for the Heritage Center- $25,000
  • The Community Foundation of Frederick County:
    • Charles V. and Louise D. Main Endowment Fund to improve our communications capacity including website and social media upgrades – $8,000
    • unrestricted funds – $4,219
    • Impact Grant from the William O. Lee and Family Fund to purchase museum management software – $586
  • Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Non-profit Recovery Initiative for operations – $10,000
  • The Tourism Council of Frederick County matching grant for the design of a new logo and development of window graphics for the new Heritage Center -$7,500
  • Maryland Humanities CARES Emergency grant for operations – $5,150
  • Frederick Arts Council to create window graphics on the exterior of the Heritage Center – $750

We are grateful for the generosity and support of our Frederick community.