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Our organization is able to continue its mission because of your support and generosity. By contributing to a campaign listed below, you'll help ensure that our work continues. Online donations are quick and easy using our secure credit card transactions. We welcome donations of all sizes and payment plans – whether it's a one-time gift, a monthly contribution or part of a matching gifts program.
If not otherwise designated, contributions go to the AAMC Annual Fund. Launched in 2009, the AAMC Annual Fund provides funding to further professional development
in the curatorial field in the form of research grants, skills-based
training programs and opportunities for undergraduate and post-graduate
students to engage with the profession. In 2010, the AAMC launched it's Leadership Circle. This fund was established to mark the 10th Anniversary of the organization. Contributors joining the Leadership Circle make a pledge of $2500 to the organization.
Donations to AAMC Foundation are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. For information on including AAMC Foundation in your estate or tax planning, contact Sally Block, Executive Director, by email or telephone at 212-879-5701.
How we are Funded
The AAMC (our 501c6 arm) is funded by individual and institutional
dues contributed by over 240 museums in North America as well as a
small amount of earned income. The AAMC Foundation (our 501c3 arm) is
funded by individual gifts and public & private grants. Individual gifts to the AAMC Foundation are welcome and encouraged and are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed
Ways to Give
your convenience, you can make your contribution using MasterCard, Visa
or American Express through a secure online donation form by clicking on one of the funding programs listed below.
If you have questions or would like to make a contribution over the phone, please contact Sally Block at 212-879-5701.
If you prefer to make your donation by mail, please print and mail the donations form to:
174 East 80th St.
New York, NY 10075
If you prefer to fax your donation, please print and fax the donation form to 212-537-5571.
Launched in 2009, the AAMC Annual Fund provides funding to further professional development in the curatorial field in the form of research grants, skills-based training programs and opportunities for undergraduate and post-graduate students to engage with the profession.
The President's Emergency Fund » Donate Online
Emergency grants were instituted in November 2005 to support curators affected by Hurricane Katrina; fourteen grants were disbursed. Emergency grants are made to curators, both members and non-members, who find themselves in financial need through extraordinary circumstances. Grants are given at the president's and board's discretion and do not involve an application process.
Professional Development Travel Grants » Donate Online
The AAMC has developed a professional development grant program for curators with limited travel funds. The grants may be used for purposes of traveling to the annual meeting or other professional development programs of benefit to curators. Curators of all ranks are eligible, as long as they are AAMC members in good standing.
The AAMC has established several initiatives aimed at the retention and professional development
10th Anniversary Leadership Circle » Donate Online
Established to support and celebrate our 10th anniversary in 2011, the growing list of Leadership Circle members represents museum directors, collectors, trustees, philanthropists, artists, and curators. All funds collected will go towards professional development programs, grants and general operating support for the organization.
10th Anniversary Leadership Circle Additional Details »