• INNOVATESHAPING THE NEXT GENERATION

  • EDUCATETOMORROW'S LEADERS

  • INSPIRESTUDENTS OF ALL AGES

  • CELEBRATEK-12 EDUCATION

  • RECOGNIZEPROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT


Donations To Date $1,700,494 GOAL$2,000,000 Join us as we strive to match another million dollars to promote education
and recognize excellence in the aerospace community.
Donations To Date $1,700,494 GOAL$2,000,000 Join us as we strive to match another million dollars to promote education
and recognize excellence in the aerospace community.

As an aerospace professional, you have an opportunity to support future aerospace engineers and scientists. Through financial assistance to the AIAA Foundation, you make it possible for students to participate in design competitions, scholarships, focused student conferences and so much more — all in an effort to bring together students who will shape the future of our industry. Please consider making a gift that will have a lasting impact on our profession.   

For more than 20 years, and through the generosity of our members and partners, the Institute has impacted countless students and teachers through the support of the AIAA Foundation. Our programs have:

  • Funded more than 1,300 K-12 classroom grants, impacting over 132,000 students
  • Awarded more than 1,300 aerospace scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Supported more than 400 student conferences engaging more than 13,000 students with practical application skills
  • Sponsored design competitions that have engaged more than 11,000 college students providing unique opportunities to apply engineering skills
  • Enabled more than 140,000 student members and 9,000 Educator Associates to continue learning about aerospace science and technology

And with the AIAA match program — you are doubling your impact.

  • Astronauts Tony Antonelli and Chris Ferguson inspiring our members at a recent event at the AIAA 2018 SPACE Forum.

  • David Thompson and scholarship winner Destiny Fawley meeting at the AIAA 2018 SPACE Forum.

AIAA will match individual and corporate donations up to $2 million dollars (of unrestricted funds) — doubling your impact.

Lockheed Martin & Generation STEM

Lockheed Martin representatives Mary Snitch and Sara Hiza inspire hundreds of student at Generation STEM recently held AIAA 2018 SPACE Forum

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