"They can complete phase one and be ready for us to open in 2008 if we can do something between now and the fall," museum Director Vonita Foster told the Associated Press this month. "We hope that money will come in through some generous investor."
Slavery museum may miss $10 million goal →
"It's not bringing in the dollars that we need," she said. "We need corporate support and we need support from people that have millions and millions of dollars."