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How can I get involved with the African American Heritage Commission?

How can I get involved with the African American Heritage Commission?

There are several ways to get involved with the AAHC!

First, participate in our events--we update our events page regularly, so chances are you will find an opportunity to connect with us. If volunteer opportunities arise for our events, we will communicate them via our newsletter. Sign up for our newsletter.

Finally, you can also support the African American Heritage Commission Fund by giving a contribution here.

Please be sure to indicate that your contribution is for the "AAHC Fund" in the memo line or special instructions box. 

Does the AAHC fund museums, artists & art organizations, non-profits, or community groups?

Does the AAHC fund museums, artists & art organizations, non-profits, or community groups?

The African American Heritage Commission is not a grant-making organization. However, we do try to identify funding opportunities for our constituents.

We encourage you to take a look at our resources page to see if any opportunities are available!

How do I submit an idea, project, or potential partnership to the African American Heritage Commission?

How do I submit an idea, project, or potential partnership to the African American Heritage Commission?

You may email us at ncaahc@ncdcr.gov; someone will get back to you within 10 business days.

I have items I would like to donate. Can I do this through the African American Heritage Commission?

I have items I would like to donate. Can I do this through the African American Heritage Commission?

The AAHC can provide technical assistance to help you determine an appropriate home for your items. Contact Us for information.

Please include a picture of your item(s), if possible.

Can I volunteer to become a Commissioner?

Can I volunteer to become a Commissioner?

Commissioners to the African American Heritage Commission are appointed by the Governor and the North Carolina General Assembly.