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Giving to the AHC|American Heritage Center

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UW American Heritage Center
1000 E. University Ave.,
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-4114
Fax: 307-766-5511

Make a Difference! Private Support is Crucial to Continue Our Record of Distinction

More than 50 percent of funding for the AHC comes from private support—annual fund donations, endowment income, and (least) fees for service.  In fact, private funds support 100% of our non-personnel expenses and 50% of our faculty and staff positions.  We could not function without private gifts.

Our donors make it possible for us to support students both at the university and public school levels, provide a wide array of free public programs and free access to our reading rooms, maintain a robust traveling exhibits program viewed by 40-50,000 people each year, digitize our collection material for direct access on the web, and more. Gifts of all sizes are greatly valued and have an enormous impact on the work we do!  

Unrestricted annual fund gifts are critical to helping the AHC meet its daily needs by providing a dependable source of flexible funding for its many programs. Additionally, private donations make resources available when there is a sudden program need or a sudden opportunity (for example, to purchase important historical documents).  Endowment gifts support professional positions and significant programs, such as History Day.

How to Give

Give to the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, online. If you would like further information, please contact Mark Greene, American Heritage Center Director, at 307-766-2474 or

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