EIN 53-0025930

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

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Based in Washington, D.C., the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.
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Program areas at AIA

Professional development - aia offers educational opportunities to members including:ces: The aia is actively involved in The continuing education of its members through its ces/continuing education program. The aia makes specialized information available to registered ces providers, as well as to aia members, to help members meet their continuing education requirements. Knowledge communities: these communities provide members with access to in-depth information, services, knowledge, and career needs for specific areas of The architectural practice.
Public relations - aia provides a wealth of information to The public on architecture and Architects. Aia's center for communities by design, for example, provides information on how architecture can influence The quality of life in our nation's communities. Additionally, The aia is engaged in a media campaign that explains The importance of Architects to society.
Member services - aia offers member services including:component relations: local networking activities, educational seminars, and regional updates are available through state and local component chapters.website members section: provides an entry point for services provided to aia members.honors and awards: program provides recognition of individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in support of The profession of architecture and The aia. Center for livable communities: provides direction and information to members for The production and preservation of affordable housing, healthy, livable environments that reflect long-term economic and social value for residents and The communities in which they live. Emerging professionals/young architect programs: archiprep, The aia's are preparation product, provides support for those on The path to architectural licensure. Media relations support center: a tool to aid members in implementing effective media relations efforts in The member's local and regional market. Sustainability: a voluntary program for aia member firms and other entities in The built environment to pledge to develop multi-year action plans, and implement steps to become carbon neutral by The year 2030. Aia provides support, information, and education on sustainability.
Publications - aia provides a wide array of publications and programs including: aia architect: bi-weekly electronic newsletter of The aia.aia store: online and physical store selling current architectural publications to The public and members.other publications: The aia has various other publications and e-newsletters providing current information and guidelines to professionals in The building industry.
Government affairs -- The aia represents The interests of Architects before federal, state, and local governments and other policy-making bodies. This outreach, coupled with sustained member participation and active involvement in The political process, enables The aia to advocate on behalf of legislative, regulatory, and related issues important to aia members.
Conference on architecture -- The aia conference on architecture offers more than 500 program offerings, including workshops, seminars, tours, and expo education, as well as informational exhibits showcasing The latest in building materials and products.
Scholarships, grants, contributions - aia provides scholarships, grants and other contributions to promote The architectural profession.

Grants made by AIA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)Program Support$410,013
Architects FoundationDonation$195,000
American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)Program Support$187,500
...and 26 more grants made totalling $1,271,095

Who funds The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
New York University (NYU)Support$10,000
AE PronetEngineering Scholarship$10,000

Personnel at AIA

Lakisha Ann Woods, CaeExecutive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert A. Ivy, FaiaEvp and Chief Executive Officer
Robert Ivy FaiaExecutive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer$513,196
Bill TurnerCo - Founding Principal
Scott CorneliusStudent Director
...and 17 more key personnel

Financials for AIA

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,505,301
Program services$36,180,649
Investment income and dividends$2,682,764
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,950,922
Net rental income$590,953
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-676,278
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$395,095
Miscellaneous revenues$438,471
Total revenues$44,067,877

Form 990s for AIA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-06-08990View PDF
2018-122020-02-06990View PDF
2017-122019-03-15990View PDF
2016-122017-12-27990OView PDF
2015-122017-02-27990OView PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 15, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
March 31, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
October 3, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
September 22, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
September 21, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
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General information
1735 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 626-7300
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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Central organization
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