ACLS: Advancing the Humanities

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Fellow Grace Musila speaks about her research on postcolonial Kenya and how the murder of tourist Julie Ward became the subject of contested narratives across Britain and Africa.

Support Our Mission

The mission of ACLS is the advancement of humanistic studies and support of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.

How Your Gift Helps

ACLS relies on its donors, who recognize the importance of its work. By contributing to our endowment or making a current-use gift, you help build an infrastructure to support the academic humanities through the ebbs and flows of funding trends in higher education and governmental support.

Benefits of Giving

A gift plan can provide you substantial tax benefits, especially when you give stock or real estate. Depending on your situation, you may save income taxes, capital gains taxes, probate expenses, and estate taxes.

1919 Society

To recognize those who have invested in ACLS and have realized the important legacy a planned gift creates, ACLS has established the 1919 Society.