Philanthropy and Education: SIG 148
Philanthropy and Education: SIG 148


BIG BIG NEWS – We wanted to call your attention to a SPECIAL OFFER ON AERA MEMBERSHIP for the remainder of the 2023 calendar year. New and returning members can join/renew for 2023 at at the rates shown in the table below. (In addition, they will need to join the Philanthropy and Education SIG.)  Please share this information with your friends and colleagues as a special incentive for them to join AERA and our unique SIG!!

In addition, any current member can add a SIG membership at any time during the year. An AERA member can add the Philanthropy and Education SIG to their 2023 AERA membership as follows:

  • Go to
  • Click “Login” at the top, center of the page.
  • After logging in, click on “My AERA” at the top of the page.
  • On the “My AERA” page, scroll to the “Membership” section and use the “Purchase Additional SIG Memberships” to add the Philanthropy and Education SIG to your 2023 SIG membership.
SIG 148's Purpose

The purpose of SIG 148 (Philanthropy and Education) is to bring together researchers and members of the philanthropic foundation and non-profit communities interested in developing and disseminating knowledge about the role of philanthropy in educational policy and practice.

We welcome you and encourage you to explore our website.  If you have questions, please reach out to one of our SIG officers.  We sincerely hope you enjoy learning about our vibrant and active SIG!

Join us!

As of 11/2022, our SIG (SIG 148) had  50 active members.  We're proud to have reached near pre-pandemic membership levels.  Please help us reach our new 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.

If you have questions on membership, don't hesitate to contact Sean Twombly, AERA Director of Membership, or 202-744-5780.

We look forward to welcoming you to our SIG.