Double Your Donation TODAY to the Archival Workers Emergency Fund


We have unlocked the full AWEF Organizing Committee match!
THANK YOU to the 61 donors who contributed more than $7,150 this morning. Any further donations will help us support the 70+ applicants in need! Any amount helps.


The AWEF Organizing Committee needs your help! This dedicated group of archivists who developed the original proposal for the Archival Workers Emergency Fund has committed to matching all donations made to the fund TODAY, up to $5,000. 

To date, 70 applications have been received for AWEF support, with new applications submitted each day. The Review Committee is completing the first round of evaluations this week. Lend your support so that we can assist all those in need!

Help us reach our goal to unlock the full $5,000 match. Any amount helps!


All donations to the SAA Foundation are tax deductible.

Created in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Archival Workers Emergency Fund was established to provide financial assistance for archival workers experiencing acute, unanticipated financial hardship due to the crisis.

Learn more about the Archival Workers Emergency Fund.


Thank you to the 270 donors who have contributed more than $29,000 to the Archival Workers Emergency Fund!


Thank you for your generosity through this unprecedented time!

The AWEF Organizing Committee

Steven D. Booth, Jessica Chapel, Alison Clemens, Anna Clutterbuck-Cook, Jennifer Coggins, Courtney Dean, Steve Duckworth, Carady DeSimone, Rebecca Goldman, Irene Hauzinger, Katharina Hering, Hayley Hinsberger, Valencia Johnson, Carli Lowe, Bridget Malley, Sarah McLusky, Lydia Tang, Rebecca Thayer, Lauren White, Amy Wickner, and Katrina Windon.


The Society of American Archivists Foundation is the nation's leading source of nonprofit funding dedicated to the interests of archives and archivists. Donations to the SAA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, are tax deductible.