To support and preserve African American history by sponsoring educational, volunteer, and community-engagement programs in national parks and at historic sites.
About the Organization:
A national fundraising organization of the congressionally chartered , AAEF supports programs at nineteen historic sites across the country, sharing little known facts and stories about African Americans and providing visitors with hands-on educational experiences.
include the , the historic site, the , the , the , the , the , and the . In addition, the organization supports the , a program designed to coordinate the preservation and education efforts of historical places, museums, and interpretive programs associated with the Underground Railroad.
The AAEF Web site features an of national park sites, a about the organization, of each AAEF park site, and . Visitors to the site are encouraged to and description of their experience at a park site, volunteer, subscribe to the AAEF e-newsletter, and/or make a donation.
AAEF receives support from foundations, corporations, and individuals.