The AARCH Society extends a special thanks to the following foundations, City and County
government agencies, businesses, and individuals for the support received to date that has enabled us to sustain operations, build capacity, continue to offer educational and enriching programs and services to our community, and to take key steps leading to the opening of Frederick County’s first African American Heritage Center in 2023.

Ausherman Family Foundation- Capacity Building grant, Engage an Interim Manager, $45,000.
Community Foundation of Frederick County- William O. Lee Fund, Purchase museum software, $766.
Delaplaine Foundation- Engage professional support to implement Strategic Plan, $60,000.
Frederick County Tourism- Website upgrade project, $7,500.
Frederick County – “Bounce Back” grant, $10,000; Heritage Center construction, $50,000; General Operations, $83,000.
Maryland Humanities- Production of digital content to expand programming, $9,998; SHARP
Recovery grant, $10,000.
Proffitt & Associates Architects – Pro bono architectural and project management support for Heritage Center project provided by John Matheis, VP. And, independent architect, Nia Garner for pro bono architectural support for the Heritage Center project.

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