Established in 2015 The Mazza Museum is the most diverse collection of original artwork by children's book illustrators in the world. The collection began in 1982. From the initial donation of the Mazza's for the first four works of art, the Mazza Museum has grown to more than 7,800 original illustrations. Mariann Dana Younger has been a longtime faithful supporter of philanthropic causes in the community, including the Mazza Museum for which she established this fund. This fund will provide support for the Mazza Museum to hire a deputy director to assist with the museum's mission, which is to promote literacy and enrich the lives of all people through the art of children's literature.