40 for 40
Southern Conference on African American Studies Inc.

The Southern Conference on African American Studies, Incorporated (SCAASI), will turn forty in 2019. To commemorate this important occasion, the organization has an exciting fundraising project, which it invites you to participate in called, The 40 for 40 Program. SCAASI seeks to raise $40,000 from its members and friends to celebrate the 40 th anniversary.

These funds will shore up SCAASI’s finances and better position the organization for the future. SCAASI has been very good to us, and now it is the time to thank the organization for its contributions to our scholarly success.

  1. BulletThose who commit $5,000–$3,000 will become part of our Diamond Club. Diamond Club members will receive a plaque, and up to three years of free conference registration.

  2. BulletThose who donate $1,000–$750 will be members of the Platinum Club.Platinum Club members will receive a plaque, and free conference registration for a single year.

  3. BulletThose who give $749–$500 will become members of the Silver Club. Silver Club members will receive a plaque and five complimentary copies of the Griot: The Journal of African American Studies. Additional tiers of support include:

  4. Bullet$499–$200 Bronze Club (a certificate of recognition and two complimentary copies of the Griot)

  5. Bullet$199–$100 SCAASI Patron (a certificate of recognition and one complimentary copy of the Griot)

  6. Bullet$99–$25 Friend (a certificate of recognition)

Your tax-deductible contributions not only make you a part of our SCAASI family, but they also will help ensure that SCAASI continues to be strong for another forty years. Let us do what we can to guarantee the 40 for 40 Program is an overwhelming success!

Please, address any questions or comments to Dr. Abel A. Bartley, immediate past president of SCAASI and director of the organization’s 40 for 40 Program: abartly@clemson.edu. Please make out your checks to SCAASI and mail them to 102 Briar Ridge Liberty, South Carolina 29657. Thank you for your support.


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