Support AERA

Become an AERA Member

As an AERA member, you become part of an international community that supports excavations, research, and education about ancient Egyptian history and culture. An annual basic membership is $65 for US residents, $85 for non-US residents (to cover increased postage fees), and $25 for Egyptian residents.

Membership is tax-deductible and entitles you to the following benefits:


Make a Donation to AERA and Become a Supporting Member

AERA donors’ and supporting members’ ($250+) tax-deductible donations support AERA’s archaeological excavations, publication of our findings, and educational programs aimed at advancing knowledge about our common human heritage. All donors over the annual basic membership level receive full member benefits.


Become a sustaining member! By setting up a recurring transaction (an automatic monthly or yearly donation), you ensure your membership always stays current and provide AERA the security of a reliable donation.

Don’t want to donate online? You can also donate or become a member by printing out this form & mailing it to us at: AERA, 26 Lincoln Street, Suite 5, Boston MA, 02135 USA.

Give the gift of ancient Egypt! AERA memberships and donations can be given as gifts or in remembrance. Just indicate this on the form or online donation page and we will contact you about how you would like the recipient to be notified. Email us if you have any questions.

Founded in 1985, AERA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit research organization located in Boston and Giza. Your membership or donation is tax deductible. Click here to request AERA’s latest form 990.

AERA-Egypt maintains the AERA-Egypt Center in Giza—a year-round base for our team, with library, archives, and meeting facilities and is registered in Egypt as a foreign NGO. AERA carries out all of its work in Egypt under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.

Our scientific and educational missions are supported by philanthropic individuals, foundations, and USAID government funding, as well as USAID in collaboration with the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE). We are extremely grateful to the foundations, businesses, and individuals who support our work.