Who We Are

Thanks to generous contributions from donors worldwide, the AIChE Foundation provides funding for impactful programs that support AIChE’s mission and promote the advancement of the chemical engineering profession, today and in the future.

Our Mission

Founded in 1990 as the philanthropic arm of AIChE, the AIChE Foundation supports programs that enable AIChE and its members to be a positive force for change through the safe and responsible practice of chemical engineering. 

How We Work

The AIChE Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Institute, and is subject to oversight by the AIChE Board of Directors.  It’s comprised of a Board of Trustees (BOT) and is led by an Executive Committee of the Foundation. The AIChE Board of Directors has fiduciary responsibility of the AIChE Foundation.  All Foundation activity follows established Bylaws.
For more information about the Foundation and how you can make an impact, please contact us at giving@aiche.org. For more information about the programs we fund, please explore here.