The Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) encourages donations from stakeholders to support our funding areas, which are listed below. Click the Button below to enter your payment information. To direct your funds to a specific area please enter a description in the “comment/note” box.

Our Funding Areas

Julie Monroe Memorial Fund

Funds would support the Branch’s educational outreach programs.

This fund was established in 2021 after the passing of Julie Monroe, who was a dedicated member of the Association. She served as Branch Treasurer and President.

Annual Middle Passage Remembrance Fund

Funds would support the annual program on the second Saturday in June.

The national Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project seeks to commemorate the captive Africans who perished in the Middle Passage of the transatlantic slave trade, as well as to honor the survivors of that perilous journey and acknowledge the role they and their descendants have played in building this nation. The project’s goal is to sponsor remembrance ceremonies at each of more than 175 middle passage ports in 50 nations of North, Central, and South America, the Caribbean, and Europe.

General Contributions

Funds would support the general operations of the Branch, including monthly programs and administrative.

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