Donors & Sponsors

The construction of the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial at the heart of Annapolis, Maryland, a capital city, required hundreds of thousands of dollars and considerable community and political support. Some of the organizations that made the success of the Memorial possible are listed below.

Memorial Development & Construction

Major Contributors

  • Annapolis Rotary Club
  • Anne Arundel County, Maryland
  • City of Annapolis
  • Farmer’s National Bank
  • Fourth Street Design Studio
  • Maryland State Arts Council
  • SAH, Inc.
  • Sandy Spring Bank
  • State of Maryland
  • TeleSonic
  • USi, Inc.

Thank you to our sponsors

Endorsements and Approvals (Selected)

  • Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau
  • Annapolis Business Association
  • Annapolis Rotary Club
  • Annapolis Kiwanis Club
  • City of Annapolis, Governor Ehrlich
  • Haley Family
  • Historic Annapolis Foundation
  • Historic District Commission
  • Maryland Archives (Maryland Hall of Records)
  • Maryland Commission for African American History and Culture
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Parole (Annapolis) Rotary Club
  • Ridout Family
  • Ward One (downtown Annapolis) Sector Study

Ongoing Sponsors

In addition to various individual and community supporters, the Foundation’s ongoing sponsors include:

  • City of Annapolis
  • Anne Arundel County, Maryland
  • Arts Council
  • Four Rivers Heritage