The Americans in Wartime Experience has received significant legislative support, funding and in-kind services from partners in the public sector, higher education and the business community. The Museum expresses its gratitude for the generous support is has received from these community partners:
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY has provided significant grants and other support. In particular, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors provided significant leadership and assistance throughout the Experience’s site selection process.
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT provided financial support to advance the Experience’s development.
THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA has given the Experience nearly $1 million in grant funds. In addition, the Museum will work with various state agencies as the project moves forwards, including the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
THE HYLTON FAMILY OF PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY has donated the 70-acre site for the Experience’s permanent home.
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY has established a formal partnership with the Experience to enhance educational programs, student opportunities and community partnerships. The Prince William Campus is an integral part of George Mason’s distributed university, which is ranked in the top five “Up-and-Coming Universities” by U.S. News & World Report. Our partnership will leverage the resources of George Mason’s highly regarded Department of History and its Center for History and the New Media.
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS have established a partnership with the Experience “to enhance interaction among adults and students by sharing their cumulative knowledge, skills, and resources to positively impact student achievement, work readiness, and community involvement.” The partnership agreement provides for field trips, teacher training sessions, curriculum materials and support and much more.
THE PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY/MANASSAS CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU markets our community as an attractive tourism destination for visitors from all walks of life, including those interested in heritage tourism, military history and military reunions. The Experience will work with the CVB to market the area’s attractions, particularly along the Corridor of Military History.