About Us

Founded in 1996, the AIAA Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt educational organization committed to offering a wealth of resources that support students and educators at both the K-12 and university level. Efforts include K-12 STEM education programs including classroom grants and hands-on activities, college scholarships, design competitions, student conferences and recognition awards.

AIAA Foundation Vision
To inspire and support the next generation of aerospace professionals.

AIAA Foundation Mission
To promote education and recognize excellence in the aerospace community.
Donations To Date $1,066,301 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 $1,066,301 GOAL$2,000,000 Join us as we strive to match another million dollars to promote education
and recognize excellence in the aerospace community.

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

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Middle school students experiencing the F-35 simulator at Generation STEM, January 2017 in Dallas, Texas.