EIN 52-1239053

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

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The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched progressive programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education. The mission of the AIAS is to promote excellence in architectural education, training, and practice; to foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines; to enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration; and to organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture.
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Program areas at AIAS

Aias forum- aias forum is an annual conference focused on providing relevant content to college Architecture Students over a four day period over the new year's holiday, including keynote speakers, educational sessions, architectural tours, office tours, workshops, networking events, social events, business sessions, and elections.
Aias grassroots leadership conference-the aias prepares future leaders in Architecture through the aias grassroots leadership conference. Each year the conference brings together chapter leaders, aias freedom by design program leaders, and other emerging professionals seeking insight and preparation on how to make the most of their year ahead. It is held annually in the summer.
Freedom by design-freedom by design encourages Students to serve their communities by addressing issues with design solutions related to physical, educational,environmental, socio-economic, and cultural barriers. The program provides real-world experience through working with clients, learning from local licensed architects and contractors, and experiencing the practical impacts of Architecture and design.
In addition to the above programs, the remaining organizational revenue is sourced from membership dues, corporate sponsorship, crit live, crit journal, aia conference on Architecture, website ads, design competitions, and endowment earnings.

Grants made by AIAS

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)Financial Support$10,000

Who funds American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The American Institute of Architects (AIA)Program Support$187,500
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)Freedom By Design; Nat'natl'l Partnership$55,000
Association of Collegiate Schools of ArchitectureProgrammatic Funding$10,000
...and 1 more grant received

Personnel at AIAS

Larry H HofferExecutive Director$0
Karma IsraelsenPast Executive Director$67,260
Scott CorneliusPast President$26,280
Cooper MoorePresident$0
Nicole BassVice President$0
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for AIAS

RevenuesFYE 05/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$289,048
Program services$454,914
Investment income and dividends$23,588
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$37,393
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$44,592
Total revenues$849,535

Form 990s for AIAS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-052023-02-10990View PDF
2020-082021-07-13990View PDF
2019-082020-12-18990View PDF
2018-082019-06-19990View PDF
2017-082018-10-16990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 18, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 16, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
May 22, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $187,500 from The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
November 28, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
July 21, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Professional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Science and technologyArts, cultural, and humanitiesBusiness and industry
MembershipsEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
1735 New York Ave
Washington, DC 20006
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 808-0075
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A03: Arts, Culture and Humanities Professional Societies and Associations
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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