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AAPL Educational Foundation

The AAPL Educational Foundation, Inc. is a Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 charted under the laws of Texas. The mission of the Foundation is to promote education for the members of AAPL and the general public. The Foundation is also authorized to undertake such activities as are reasonably anticipated to promote the welfare of the Foundation.

The Foundation provides financial support through grants to support education for AAPL members and the public. The Foundation also provides financial support through grants for AAPL members who have suffered financial loss due to natural disasters.

AAPL members and staff during the Disaster Relief workday in Rockport, TX after Hurricane Harvey. From left: Linda Schibi, Le'Ann Callihan, Mariah Martin, hurricane victim Arnesto Conzales, Matthew Crowell, Joanne Stoy and Nita Smith.
AAPL members and staff during the Disaster Relief workday in Rockport, TX after Hurricane Harvey. From left: Linda Schibi, Le'Ann Callihan, Mariah Martin, hurricane victim Arnesto Conzales, Matthew Crowell, Joanne Stoy and Nita Smith.

The Foundation’s Mission

  • Promote education, instruction and training for members to improve or develop their capabilities
  • Instruct the public on subjects useful to individuals and beneficial to the community
  • Further the advancement of education
  • Support other charitable purposes, such as natural disaster relief for members

Bylaws

Recent Grants

  • $640,000 - disaster relief to AAPL members
  • $25,000 - IPAA/ PESA Petroleum Academy
  • $5,000 - Annual Meeting - Contract Center training
  • $2,500 - 2018 Southwest Land Institute
  • $1,000 - HAPL Houston teacher awards
  • $500 - Richard Kent Thompson Scholarship Fund - mining education
  • $1,300 - New Mexico Land Association’s independent contractor training

Request a Grant

Donations to the Foundation in 2017-2018

  • AAPL - $585,749 (designated for disaster relief efforts)
  • Individuals and local associations - $85,759 (designated for disaster relief efforts)

Make a Donation to the Foundation

  • Specify the purpose on the check by entering “Disaster Relief” or “General Purposes”
  • Make your check payable to “AAPL Educational Foundation, Inc.”

Contact / Submit Grant Applications/ Donate

Disaster Grant Donation

Disaster relief grants to AAPL members vary greatly from year to year due to the unpredictable nature of natural disasters. The Foundation has made financial grants to AAPL members affected by flooding, wind damage due to hurricanes, fires and landslides. In 2017, the Foundation made disaster relief grants to AAPL members totaling in excess of $600,000.

To make a donation, please contact AAPL at (817) 847-7700

 

Educational Grant Donation

The Foundation grants up to $90,000 in support of education.

Grants awarded by the Foundation are intended to help fund projects and programs that (i) support the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), (ii) promote education, instruction, and training for the members of the AAPL to improve or develop their capabilities, (iii) instruct the public on subjects useful to individuals and beneficial to the community, and (iv) further the advancement of education.

To make a donation, please contact AAPL at (817) 847-7700.