Action Items

  • Does your company have a corporate giving or matching program? Be sure AEF is on your list this budget-and holiday-season! 

  • See Academy of Hospitality & Tourism and Mass Media students from DC high schools take on Cornell University.

  • Save the date, Dec. 6 at the JW Marriott Washington, DC for Destination DC’s Member Holiday Celebration. Donate a prize to the annual AEF Holiday Raffle.

Do You Have a Corporate Giving Program? 

It’s budget season, plan to support students! Can you double your impact via your company’s matching program?

Your contributions will help us provide: 

  • Software licenses and technical certifications for interns
  • Transportation for students on their way to mentorship and work-based learning experiences
  • Meals, admission tickets and networking opportunities

100% of your investment goes towards internship, mentorship and scholarship support for DC high school students.

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This month, Cornell University Nolan School of Hotel Administration welcomed 50 Academy of Hospitality & Tourism students behind the scenes at the country’s top hospitality program. Led by Cornell University’s Erin Rodriguez and AEF Program Manager Brittany Anderson, students toured the campus, talked with current students and enjoyed a stay at the Statler Hotel.

Are you a Cornell alum? Let us know so we can connect you with interested students.

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Donate a Prize for the American Experience Foundation Holiday Raffle and Auction

Save the date for Destination DC’s Member Holiday Party, Dec. 6 at the JW Marriott Washington, DC, 8:30–10am. 

Feature your company in giveaways at the event. You’ll also be recognized in the AEF Annual Review. Would you kindly consider contributing a gift card to your restaurant, an attraction, a hotel stay or tickets to an upcoming show?

Participation may be considered a tax-deductible donation for 2023.

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Beyond the Light at ARTECHOUSE DC in collaboration with NASA aims to ignite our imagination beyond what is visible and steps into the unseen depths of our universe. Through this exclusive link, save 10% off your ticket purchase with a portion of ticket proceeds benefitting AEF. Thank you to ARTECHOUSE for its continued partnership.

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