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Planting the Seeds

Geography for Good

Support AAG and strengthen the relevance of geography

AAG is committed to supporting geographers as they work to build thriving communities, a sustainable environment, and global health and well-being. Your generous support will help AAG expand its impact to support geographers and advance the discipline.

By the numbers

The below numbers reflect AAG’s impact with its active and vibrant programs. These range from our supportive work on JEDI, climate, academic departments and programs, community colleges, minority-serving institutions, mentorship, mental health, and our regional divisions just to name a few areas. Becoming a contributing partner strengthens the impact we have towards advancing geography across all sectors, including academics, government, nonprofits, NGOs and business.

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Participants Helped



How you can help

There are many levels at which our partners and members can participate and support our efforts:


Sign up to discover what we do, including geography- and career-related webinars and conferences.

Join groups


Become a member and a part of our efforts, while enjoying the benefits of networking with like-minded colleagues.


Add to your membership with more than 80 specialty/affinity groups based around your expertises and interests.

Work with mentors


Share your insights, skills and experience with folks who are new to your field or need help advancing their career.

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Support our programs and efforts through a gift of any size. We are grateful for every tax-deductible contribution!



Help grow our efforts by partnering with us in a wide variety of ways within our programming and events.


There are many examples of geography for good in the world. Explore our work and that of our members and partners.

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Member Profile: Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux

Evolving Earth, Living within Ecosystems
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Member Profile: Tim Fullman

Evolving Earth, Living within Ecosystems
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Member Profile: Marissa Isaak Wald

Collective Concerns, Geography Essentials, Sharing Knowledge
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Member Profile: Greg Hill 

Collective Concerns, Geography Essentials, Sharing Knowledge

A world of possibilities


All over the map

Our members’ work is focused in areas across the globe. Our programs contribute to communities everywhere.

Our global effort

There are many examples of geography for good in the world. Explore our work and that of our members and partners.

Your generosity enables us to make a difference to the communities we serve. Your support to AAG can have an impact around the world.

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Our partners

Esri is AAG 2022's platinum sponsor

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Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is AAG 2022's gold sponsor


Prefer to donate via mail? Please use this fillable PDF form. Your check should be made payable to American Association of Geographers and mailed to: PO Box 73158, Washington, DC 20056.

The American Association of Geographers is classified by the IRS as a 501(c) (3) non-profit, charitable organization.

If you have questions about how you can support AAG, please contact Julie Ische, Director of Development at 202-234-1450, ext. 1-1131; or at jische@aag.org.

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