Please consider making a donation to AAAE. Your support is integral to our work advancing an inclusive, equitable, and resilient environment for the arts by supporting arts administration education programs and faculty and serving as a hub for knowledge.

AAAE consists of more than 450 members across five membership categories, all teaching, practicing, studying, or conducting research in areas of arts leadership, management, entrepreneurship, cultural policy, and more. Our network of instructors, their alumni, and related organizations are the cornerstones of local arts communities across the globe. We are grateful for the opportunity to support this strong network of educators and serve as a convener, a resource, and an advocate for formal arts administration education. For all this and more, we count on your support.

You will not receive any goods or services in return for your contribution. Your entire donation is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. The Association of Arts Administration Educators is a 501(c)3 organization. Our Federal ID # is 95-3416945. A tax donation receipt will be sent to you upon completion of your donation. 

EDI Fellowship Fund 

Your gift will support a year-long research fellowship at the intersection of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and arts administration education.

Scholarship Fund

Support aspiring arts administration educators by donating to the Scholarship Fund! Your contribution will help us cover travel expenses to attend AAAE’s annual conference.

Educator Mobility Fund

Your gift will encourage guest lectures and study visits between member organizations in the field of arts administration education.

Mentorship Program Fund

Your gift will help us spearhead a competitive mentorship program that prepares mentees for careers in arts administration as educators, practitioners, consultants or researchers.

Unrestricted Gift

Your gift will sustain our general operations and service to members.