The AAPG Foundation Board of Trustees, during it’s recent meeting in Tulsa, approved financial support totaling $179,476 for various programs.
The specific funding included:
The board also announced its appreciation for the 12 percent of AAPG members who voluntarily donated to the Foundation when paying their dues last year. This amounted to over $170,000, which now will be used to provide support for core AAPG programs and new initiatives funded through the Foundation.
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization, established to assist the Association and other organizations with funding to support educational, charitable and scientific objectives that benefit the geologic profession and the general public.
Donors can have confidence in knowing the Board maintains transparency guided by the Foundation’s Investment Policy (available online at foundation.aapg.org).
Officials also announced a new addition to the Foundation Trustee Associates. He is Scott Cameron, Shell E&P, Houston.
To learn about the programs and new initiatives funded through the AAPG Foundation, or to donate, contact Foundation manager Rebecca Griffin at (918) 560-2644.