Ase is made possible through partnerships with the University of Pennsylvania (African American Arts Alliance, African Rhythms, Black Wharton, Makuu: The Black Cultural Center, The Netter Center for Community Partnerships, W.E.B. Du Bois College House, the Wharton School of Business) and via donations from supporters, including many of Ase’s former staff members and volunteers.

If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to Ase’s 15th Anniversary Fund (the 15 for 15 campaign) via Makuu: The Black Cultural Center at the University of Pennsylvania, see

If you are not affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, or would prefer to donate online through PayPal, please follow this link.

If you are not affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and do not want to donate online, you can send a check payable to Ase Academy to PO BOX 30717, Philadelphia PA, 19104.

Current Ase 15 for 15 Contributors, 2014

(Contributed at least $15 per month for the year)

Patrice Berry
Jocelyn Chandler
Darnel Degand
Mulu Habtemariam
Muriel Isaac
Jeffrey Johnson
Nicole Nurse
Cardell Orrin
Mimi Owusu
Rodney Smith
April Stewart
Leonne Tanis
Alexis Taylor
Ashley Torres
Uduak Victor
Natalie Wilson

(Contributed at least $15 during the year)

Markis Abraham
Charles Barrett Adams
Lauren Alcena
Alex Amaniel
Jeff Baker
Nina Blalock
Chevon Boone
Danielle Branch
Kaila Bridgeman
Jorell Brooks
Jon Carroll
Joivonnah Childs
Laura Christians
Vanessa Dabel
Whitney Dublin
Ebony Easley
Malcolm Evans
Jacqueline Faison
Victoria Ford
Afuah Frimpong
Shadrack Frimpong
Isaiah Greene
Nikita Hamilton
Dominique Harris
Marvin Harris
Andrea Houston
Michelle Houston
Kathleen Isaac
Akilah Jeffers
Stephanie Jideama
Ryan Cecil Jobson
Mandisa John
Tanya Lee
Dawn McGee
KJ Mills
Elise Mitchell
Ijeamaka Obasi
Tamara Oki
Kaneesha Cherelle Parsard
Brian Peterson
Hayling Price
Alexander Rafi
Petal Samuel
Howard Stevenson
Daina Troy
Albert Williams
Deborah Woods

Thank you all for your generous support!

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