Help Us Celebrate AIA's Birthday!

This year, we mark the 135th anniversary of AIA. Over the decades, donations from people of both great wealth and modest means have funded research fellowships, publications, site preservation, field work, scholarships, lectures and other educational programs. In honor of the AIA’s birthday, a special giving society is being established to ensure that we’re able to continue our important work for the next 135 years—and beyond! Donors who contribute $1,879 will be recognized as Founders and will be invited to share in special anniversary festivities. Give now by calling 617.353.8709 or by using the form below.

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AIA Fund

Why should you give to the AIA Fund?  Because….

A tax-deductible gift to the AIA Fund means you directly help:

  • Publish the latest archaeological research
  • Preserve threatened archaeological sites for the future
  • Fund scholarships to educate the next generation of archaeologists
  • Teach children to appreciate other cultures through the study of the world's archaeological heritage

And now giving to the AIA Fund is even easier through our automatic giving program!  Not only will you help cut down our administrative costs for sending out mailings, you will have the added convenience of knowing you have helped to continue all the programs you support at the AIA, just with the click of a button!

As you may know, only a small percentage of our Membership fees covering our operating funds, so your support is crucial. If you have not yet supported the AIA Fund, start now! And if you already have, please consider an additional gift to help us get through these difficult economic times and continue making progress.

If you are looking for a different way to support the AIA Fund, consider rolling over a contribution from your IRA, making a gift of stock, or listing the AIA as a beneficiary on your retirement fund. 

To contribute to the AIA Fund, please send your check, payable to The Archaeological Institute of America and designated for the AIA Fund, to Archaeological Institute of America, 656 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215-2006 or call 877-524-6300 (toll free) or 617-353-8709, fax 617-353-6550, or email Jennifer Klahn. Credit card gifts are accepted by telephone and online.

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Leadership Gifts

Leadership donors ($1,000 and above) set an important example for others to follow.

AIA Fund Leadership Gift Levels

President's Council $50,000 and above
President's Circle $25,000 and above
Inner Circle $10,000 and above
Benefactor $5,000–$9,999
Patron $2,500–$4,999
Founder $1,879
Friend $1,000–$2,499

Gifts may also be sent to the AIA  Headquarters directly:

Archaeological Institute of America
Located at Boston University
c/o Jennifer Klahn
656 Beacon Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02215-2006


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