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What Is the How Will the • The Foundation will determine how best to raise these funds through Purpose of the Foundation Achieve identifying potential donors – AIA AIA Education this Purpose? members, CAIP recipients, aviation Foundation? industry companies, insurance 1. Tactically the AIA Education industry companies, etc. The The purpose of the AIA Education Foundation will achieve this purpose as solicitation of these funds will be Foundation is to provide a fund follows: handled by the Foundation. raising vehicle for the education initiatives of the Aviation Insurance • The AIA Education Committee • The Foundation will disperse funds Association. By creating a 501c (3) will articulate the funding needs to the AIA to fund the programs corporation under a separate legal of the programs it administers and that have been identiﬁed by the AIA entity, the Foundation provides communicate these needs to the Education Committee. donors certain tax advantages to Foundation. It is not the job of provide funding for the education the AIA Education Foundation to • The Foundation will be responsible programs for the AIA. In addition, administer, create or oversee any of for accounting for these funds and 14 West Third Street, Suite 200 by donating funds directly to the AIA’s education programs. maintaining an investment policy and the AIA Education Foundation, will report to the AIA Board on a Kansas City, MO 64105 the donor is assured that these • After the AIA Education Committee regular basis the ﬁnancial status of funds will be used exclusively for has communicated the funding 816.221.8488 the Foundation. education purposes. needs, the Foundation will review www.aiaweb.org/aia_foundation the funding requirements of each 2. The Foundation will not be involved in educational program and develop any of the following activities: a strategy to raise funds to meet these objectives. AIA scholarship • Deﬁning scholarship needs funding will be provided through • Awarding scholarships an endowment strategy. Other • Creating or overseeing any other educational programs may be funded educational programs through one-time gifts. What Kinds of How Can Donors Education Programs Support the How Does the AIA What Is AIA? Will the Foundation AIA Education Scholarship Work? Applicants must submit ﬁve sets of the on issues facing all participants in the Fund? Foundation? The Aviation Insurance Association is a not- aviation insurance business, including The Aviation Insurance Association provides following documents to be considered a for-proﬁt association dedicated to expanding scholarship candidate. purchasers, providers and the ﬂying The AIA Education Foundation will Tax-deductible donations may $5,000 scholarships each year to qualiﬁed the knowledge of and promoting the general public. help provide funding for the following be made via check or credit card aviation students to help them alleviate welfare of the aviation insurance industry through • Completed AIA Scholarship education initiatives of the Aviation either by mail or online at the ﬁnancial strain while expanding their numerous educational programs and events. • News and informational material application Insurance Association: foundation’s Web site, www.aiaweb. professional knowledge and education. published both to AIA members and • Letter that describes activities, AIA is committed to enhancing the aviation org/aia_foundation/index.php. non-members. In order to be considered eligible for the insurance industry worldwide and the professional • AIA scholarships The foundation’s address is AIA indicating leadership qualities, AIA scholarship, applicants must be able to lives of those who work in it through a variety of • A certiﬁcation program for aviation • Expanded CAIP (Certiﬁed Aviation Education Foundation, 14 West goals, roles and reason for applying show proof of the following requirements: programs and services. These programs include insurance professionals aimed Insurance Professional) program Third Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, • At least one letter of but are not limited to: at increasing knowledge, while • Expanded CIE (Continuing Insurance MO 64105. For more information, • Applicants must currently be recommendation from an employer demonstrating ongoing interest in and Education) at the AIA Annual contact Executive Director Gary enrolled in an undergraduate • Educational conferences, seminars and or instructor commitment to raising the professional Conference Hicks at 800.354.7918. aviation degree program at a courses designed to improve the skills standards of the industry. • Development of online CIE University Aviation Association • Latest transcript(s) from all and knowledge of industry professionals (Continuing Insurance Education) (UAA) member institution. universities and colleges attended • Advocacy of programs and strategies • Development of regional CIE • Forums for the responsible discussion, that promote aviation safety. seminars • Students must have completed at • Any FAA certiﬁcates examination and exchange of ideas • Development of introductory aviation least 45 college credits, 15 of which must be aviation courses. Applications are screened by representatives insurance courses of the UAA, the AIA Education Committee • The applicant's grade point average and the AIA Board of Directors, which then must be 2.5 or higher. selects the scholarship winner(s).
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