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Endowment Fund

The AQSG Endowment Fund produces a steady stream of income through investing the principal. Using the interest and earnings from this fund each year AQSG offers grants for outreach projects instead of research. As the Endowment grows we will be able to expand our vision to include support of new educational programs, scholarship opportunities, expanded and enhanced publications, and additional community outreach programs. Endowment gifts of $10,000 or more may be given as named endowments with gains restricted to your specified purpose. Contact the AQSG office if you would like more information. 



Dime-A-Day

A Dime-a-Day is an easy way to help support the day to day business of AQSG! Your generous support with unrestricted funds is appreciated to help keep AQSG running smoothly. Unrestricted gifts help sustain operating capacity and flexibility to continue in our mission to establish, sustain, and promote the highest standards for quilt-related studies. 



Judy Brott Buss Endowment Fund

This fund is to honor AQSG's former Executive Director, Judy Brott Buss, PhD, who served the organization with distinction for 23 years.



Unrestricted Fund

Donating to AQSG’s Unrestricted Fund helps with general operating costs. An easy way to contribute to the Unrestricted Fund is through Dime-a-Day, a dollar amount ($36.50) representing your gift of 10 cents per day for one year. Your generous unrestricted support is appreciated to help keep AQSG running smoothly, sustaining operating capacity and flexibility.



Publications Fund

The Publications Fund supports AQSG's annual published research journal, "Uncoverings" and "Blanket Statements" which is published 5 times annually.


Cuesta Benberry Keynote Speaker Fund

The Cuesta Benberry Keynote Speaker Fund helps with the expense of funding the keynote speaker at Seminar. Cuesta enthusiastically supported AQSG’s annual Seminar and was instrumental in the world of quilt study; hence, this fund was created in her honor.



Lucy Hilty Research Fund

Named for one of the pioneering figures of American Quilt Study Group, the Lucy Hilty Research Fund is to enable research that will have an impact on quilt scholarship particularly in accurately documenting quilts, quilt makers, textile production of quilt fabrics, quilt making techniques and the quilting industry, as well as matters relating to or documenting of material cultural influences on quilt making


AQSG Seminar Fellowship Fund

The AQSG Seminar Fellowship Program provides funds for the purpose of attending the organization's annual Seminar by individuals who have serious interest in the aims of the organization. Recipients of a Seminar Fellowship award receive a complimentary Seminar registration for the year in which they applied. Awards are based on serious interest and the expectation of a future contribution to quilt history. Membership in American Quilt Study Group is required to apply for and receive a Seminar Fellowship. Seminar Fellowship recipients may not receive an award more than once and the Fellowship is not transferable.