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June 2023, THE PHILANTHROPY AND EDUCATION SIG (SIG 148) HAS  65 ACTIVE MEMBERS.  We're proud to have exceeded  pre-pandemic membership levels.  Please help us reach our 80-member goal.     The reward will be rich discussion, research, and informed practice.

We encourage you to be part of this important organization by logging in and joining our SIG  or rejoining today.  You can also connect with us on Twitter @AERAPhilanthEd or on LinkedIn If you have questions on membership, don't hesitate to contact Sean Twombly, AERA Director of Membership, at or 202-744-5780.

We look forward to welcoming you to our SIG.


SIG Co-Chairs  Heather McCambly and Ida Oberman

Dear Philanthropy & Education SIG Members,

We write with an exciting call to nominate or self-nominate  for one of the  following leadership positions on the Philanthropy and Education SIG’s ballot for the 2024 election. The length of the term is  1 year  and all terms start at the end of the 2024 Annual Meeting.

Co-Chair (1 year)
Co-Chair (1 year)
Secretary/Treasurer (1 year)
Program Co-Chair (1 year)
Program Co-Chair (1 year)
 To nominate yourself or another,  provide the following by October 31, 2023:
1. The Name of position 
2. The full name of each candidate
3. The institutional affiliation of each candidate
4. The email address of each candidate;
5. A biographical statement for each candidate, which can be up to 200 words.
Send your nomination to the  Nominating Committee’s  Ida Oberman at 
  • Only Voting Members of AERA can run for office. Graduate students can only run for positions designated for graduate students (e.g., Graduate Student Representative).
  • Candidates must be current members of the SIG and of AERA to appear on the ballot.
In community,
Ida Oberman
Senior Research Fellow
Alanus University for Arts and Social Sciences
Philanthropy & Education Co-Chair 2023-2024