Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), through the Pritzker Military Foundation has committed $1 Million to the Army Historical Foundation (AHF), a nonprofit organization who seeks to educate future Americans to fully appreciate the sacrifices that generations of Soldiers have made for the freedoms of the United States.
Established in 1983, AHF was created as a member-based 501(c)(3) charitable foundation. Its funding helps to restore historical army buildings, acquire and conserve army historical art and artifacts, support army history educational programs, research, and publication of historical materials on the American Soldier. The foundation also provides support and counsel to private and governmental organizations committed to the same goals.
Please visit https://armyhistory.org/construction-updates/ for updates on the construction of the National Army Museum. For more information about the Pritzker Military Foundation, visit https://www.tawanifoundation.org/about-us/pritzker-military-foundation or the Pritzker Military Museum and Library https://www.pritzkermilitary.org.
About Pritzker Military Foundation:
The Pritzker Military Foundation is a 501(c)(3) grant making organization furthering the mission and vision of the Pritzker Military Museum and Library. The foundation supports organizations that preserve military history and provide essential resource to active military, veterans and families of service members in all branches of the United States Armed Forces. The Pritzker Military Foundation has given more than $4.2 million since its inception in 2017 and has pledged another $7 million in commitments through 2021. To learn more, visit https://www.tawanifoundation.org/about-us/pritzker-military-foundation.
About Army Historical Foundation:
The Army Historical Foundation (AHF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to educate future Americans to fully appreciate the sacrifices that generations of American Soldiers have made to safeguard the freedoms of this nation. Our funding helps to refurbish historical Army buildings, acquire and conserve Army historical art and artifacts, support Army history educational programs, research, and publication of historical materials on the American Soldier, and provide support and counsel to private and governmental organizations committed to the same goals. To learn more, please visit https://armyhistory.org/.
About the National Army Museum:
The National Army Museum will be located on over 80 acres at Fort Belvoir, VA, less than 30 minutes south of our nation’s capital in Washington, D.C. The main building will be approximately 186,000 square feet and display selections from over 15,000 pieces from the Army Art Collection and 30,000 artifacts, documents and images. The vast majority of these rare and priceless artifacts have never been seen by the American people. The Museum will welcome an estimated 500,000 to 750,000 visitors every year.