$15,000 Grant Awarded to the AJM
Updated: Dec 22, 2020
The Augusta Jewish Museum has received a $15,000 grant from The Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) for operating expenses. The AJM wishes to thank the Foundation and Masters
Tournament for their generous grant.
Quoting the grant press release: "Augusta Jewish Museum, Inc. – $15,000
The Augusta Jewish Museum is a center for learning that collects, preserves and interprets the rich evidence of the Jewish experience in Augusta, GA, Aiken, SC, and the rest of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) and inspires audiences of all ages, religions and backgrounds with displays and programming. It will be the first non-sectarian facility specifically dedicated to preserving and presenting the region's unique Jewish heritage. These funds will be used to offset costs associated with opening the museum."
Jack Weinstein, AJM Board President appeared in a Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) video featuring the grant recipients. Jack's segment is at 07:31.
Read the full press release here