About the Foundation

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation exists to support the geosciences. Since 1967, the AAPG Foundation has provided funding for a variety of educational and research programs that benefit the geologic profession and the general public. The Foundation continues to promote a better understanding and advancement of the geosciences through the dissemination of technological information, recognizing outstanding achievements and by funding grants, publications and other initiatives that support the preservation of data, training and career enhancement for current and future geoscientists. Through the financial support of many generous donors, the AAPG Foundation reaches thousands of people each year.

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A Solid Foundation with Your Support

Your support of AAPG Foundation programs is important. Learn more about how you can make a contribution in support of the program of your choice. The AAPG Foundation is a 501(c) (3) public foundation, qualified to receive contributions in support of educational and scientific initiatives or projects related to the geosciences.

Mission Statement

Maintain and grow a permanent non-profit foundation supporting educational and scientific activities in the field of geology.