AIAS Foundation

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Mission

The purpose of the AIAS Foundation is to advance a sustainable, inclusive worldwide interactive entertainment community through education, professional development, and collaboration. 

We envision our growing gaming community as a space for all individuals to learn, work and thrive through the interactive arts.  Currently the AIAS Foundation is focusing on the following projects:

Scholarships

The AIAS Foundation provides scholarships to individuals pursuing careers in all aspects of game development and the business of gaming.

Mentoring

The AIAS Foundation mentoring program pairs students and early career gaming professionals with established executive professionals in a year-long mentorship program.

WomenIn

WomenIn is a global initiative of the AIAS Foundation and our partners dedicated to attracting, retaining and advancing women in the Interactive Entertainment industry by supporting an international community of women in the games industry through education and professional development programming.  Launched in January 2016, WomenIn provides scholarships, mentorships, and educational opportunities for individuals interested in promoting women in gaming.

Get Involved

The AIAS Foundation is unique in its position to partner with industry leaders and change makers to catalyze equitable growth in the interactive entertainment industry.  Join us today and be known as someone who is doing the work to change the face of the gaming industry.

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All contributions are fully tax deductible.  Our federal tax ID number (EIN) is 27-2018200.

For information regarding the AIAS Foundation and its programs, please contact Kelly Thomas, Project Manager at kelly@interactive.org.