PALM COAST FL – The African American Cultural Society, Inc. (AACS) is pleased to announce, receipt of an $8,000 Florida Humanities CARES grant July 30, 2020.
This CARES funding has enabled AACS to continue to produce and deliver public humanities programming in order to meet the needs of the community, directly advancing its mission to preserve and perpetuate the cultural heritage of Americans of the African Diaspora through social, educational, artistic and intellectual activities deemed to be in the interest of the surrounding community. Specifically, this grant has provided funds toward AACS’ general operating expenses that have been directly affected by the coronavirus crisis.
The Board of Directors, Executive Board and membership of AACS wish to thank the Florida Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities for endowing our organization with this grant. And, including our story in the Fall 2020 issue of the Florida Humanities’s award-winning magazine, FORUM, which chronicles this challenging time of the pandemic through the eyes of Floridians.
For further information on how to join in the discussion or support AACS programs, go to https://www.aacspalmcoast.org , send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or feel free to call the office at 386-447-7030. Donations and corporate sponsorship are always appreciated. It is through outside support that we have been able to continue to provide relevant programs to our community during these difficult times.
About the African American Cultural Society of Palm Coast
The African American Cultural Society, Inc. is one of a limited few, self-supporting organizations of its kind in Florida. At its core, the organization was created with the gifts and donations of the funds, resources and time of generous people who are committed to our mission; “to preserve and perpetuate the cultural heritage of African Americans through social, educational, artistic and intellectual activities” deemed to be in the best interests of the entire community. Since 1991 AACS has provided service to Flagler County through its available event space, its cultural, educational and social programs, its participation with local non-profit and community service organizations, its service to families and youth in the community and local schools, and by providing opportunities for volunteerism. In addition, the AACS Cultural Center has a dynamic, historic and present-day resource of African and African American heritage and culture, art and information. Membership is open to all interested individuals, companies and organizations.