Areas for Support

Through the generosity of friends and supporters, the American Alliance of Museums provides the latest in trends and issues affecting museums and museum professionals. Each dollar donated directly benefits education, research, and advocacy, helping us meet our goal of advancing museums.

To drive our future success, we have identified a portfolio of key areas for support:

Greatest Needs Fund

Help us respond to critical and emerging opportunities as they arise.

Speak Up for Museums Fund

Enhance the museum field’s national advocacy effort.

Excellence Fund

Support of the Continuum of Excellence increases our ability to help museums carry out their missions.

Center for the Future of Museums Fund

Help shape the museums of tomorrow.

Going Global Fund

Support the advancement of cross-cultural dialogue between U.S. and international museum professionals. 

Professional Networks Fund

Give the Alliance's 22 Professional Networks the tools they need to succeed.


Assist under-represented museum professionals in attaining access to all of the advantages we have to offer.