"FOUNDATION MISSION: To advance the organizational goals of the Academy of Model Aeronautics through financial support of its charitable programs"

FOUNDATION VISION: To inspire financial support for Aeromodeling as a hobby, sport, and scientific pursuit – a legitimate part of our communities and a necessary component of the aeronautical continuum

About Foundation

About Foundation

The Academy of Model Aeronautics Foundation, led by its board of directors, will serve as a supporting organization that will fundraise and grant funds exclusively for and on behalf of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, founded in 1936.

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Donate Now to support one of the many funds supported by the AMA Foundation!

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Contact Us

Contact Us

Mailing Address: AMA FOUNDATION 5161 E. Memorial Dr. Muncie, Indiana 47302 Direct Contact: Kelsie Walker (800) 435-9262 ext. 279 kelsiew@modelaircraft.org Problems with the website: Mark Benson (800) 435-9262 ext. 274 markb@modelaircraft.org

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AMA Disaster Grant Helps Clubs Recover

When nature turns cruel, AMA supports its clubs. For chartered clubs that suffer damage to their sites through natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquake, fire, or similar catastrophic events, AMA, through support from the AMA Foundation’s Club Support Fund, offers limited financial assistance (up to $500 per incident) for repairs needed to make the damaged flying site…

2020 Grants Awarded!

A total of $56,069.32 has been awarded in grants. Congratulations to the 2020 recipients of the Flying Site Improvement Grant and the Take Off and Grow Grant.   Flying Site Improvement Grant (FSIG) 26 clubs were awarded Flying Site Improvement grants in 2020! AMA established the Flying Site Improvement Grant program to invest in the continued…

2020 Scholarships Awarded!

Thirteen students awarded a total of $50,000 for academic pursuits The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) has helped graduating seniors achieve their dreams since 1970, with individual scholarships ranging from $500 to $8,000 each year. This year, $50,000 was awarded to students. Student scholarships are awarded each year thanks to the generous support of AMA members and AMA Foundation donors across…

Remembering David R. Thomson

David R. Thomson passed away at Veranda Gardens Nursing Home on March 20, 2020. David Raymond Thomson was born March 24, 1926 to Norma Hucke Thomson and Procter Thomson. David was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (née Palm), his parents, his sister, Ruth Shapiro, and his brother, Procter Thomson, II. David is survived…