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Asian American Comparative Collection: 
The Future of the AACC and How You Can Help

Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC)
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1111
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1111 USA
208-885-7075
Priscilla Wegars, Ph.D., Volunteer Curator
pwegars@uidaho.edu

Renae Campbell, M.A., RPA, Research Assistant
rjcampbell@uidaho.edu


Background

The AACC is a 501(c) nonprofit organization that is primarily supported through charitable donations.  While the University of Idaho's Department of Sociology/Anthropology provides space to house the Collection within the Laboratory of Anthropology, no University or State funding is available to conserve or expand it. Even its Curator is a volunteer. Individuals and organizations provide financial assistance for the AACC's Operating Expenses through monetary or in-kind donations, through subscriptions to the AACC Newsletter, or by purchasing AACC publications, so that we can acquire the artifacts, books, and images that increase the AACC's scope and usefulness.

In honor of the University of Idaho's first 100 years, a group of friends established the AACC Endowment Fund. Income from the fund will eventually support acquisitions, translation activities, educational exhibits, research, conservation, and publications.

The expansion of the AACC is fostered by the generosity of individuals and groups. Your support of the AACC Endowment Fund is needed to encourage the Collection's growth, development, and outreach well into the twenty-first century. Our eventual goal is to have an Endowment of $1,000,000 or more (naming rights, anyone?) so that it will generate enough interest income to fund a part- or full-time curatorial position.

How to Help

Donations to the AACC's Operating Expenses or the AACC Endowment Fund can be made by mail or online through the University of Idaho Foundation (TAX ID: 23-7098404).

To donate by check, please make payable to "University of Idaho Foundation- Asian American Comparative Collection" and specify either the "AACC Operating Expenses" or "AACC Foundation" in the subject line. 
Checks can be mailed to:

University of Idaho Foundation
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3143
Moscow, ID 83844-3143

To donate online, visit the University of Idaho Foundation's Online Giving page and select either "Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC) Operating" or "Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC) Foundation" from the Designation drop-down menu.

For more information, visit Ways To Give or email rjcampbell@uidaho.edu.

Thank you for your support!

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