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Corporate Giving

Join leaders in the dental industry and support the Foundation for Endodontics!

There are plenty of reasons to support the Foundation:

  • A pledge or contribution to the Foundation is not the same as sponsorship, marketing or advertising. It is a contribution that has a direct impact on the specialty’s future growth and development.
  • Corporate commitment creates a stronger practice environment for endodontists and a better business climate for the industry. No other type of support will give your company and your products the same status or distinction among AAE members.
  • Research and education define endodontics as a specialty. Strong academic and scientific agendas equal a strong and productive specialty, both for endodontists and for the industry.
  • The Foundation’s mission also supports access to care and public awareness which is increasing the visibility of endodontics and endodontists and promoting the benefits of saving natural teeth.
  • Since the Foundation’s fundraising efforts took off in 1995, about $30 million has been invested in the fund.
  • Sixty-six percent of AAE members have pledged. Residents have contributed more than $1 million. The Foundation has one of the highest levels of member participation among dental associations.
  • Check out the list of current corporate donors on the Corporate Donor Honor Roll.

Make a Corporate Pledge!

Simply click to launch the Foundation Corporate Pledge Form, complete and return. If you have any questions concerning your corporate pledge contact staff at

$5,000 ($1,000 a year, for five years)

Donors receive:

  • Listing on Foundation’s Donor Honor Roll
  • “Thank You” ribbons for each exhibitor at the Annual Meeting and APICES

$25,000 ($5,000 a year, for five years)

Donors receive all of the above plus:

  • Recognition in the Journal of Endodontics
  • Recognition in the Foundation FOCUS newsletter
  • Recognition on the Foundation web pages
  • Signage at the AAE’s annual meeting and at the donor’s exhibit booth
  • Invitation to AAE reception at the ADA meeting
  • Invitation to the AAE Insight Track and reception with the Foundation’s Board of Trustees

$50,000 ($10,000 a year, for five years)

Donors receive all of the above plus:

  • Recognition in the AAE annual meeting program
  • Complimentary tickets for two guests to attend the AAE annual meeting Opening Breakfast
  • Emblem of philanthropy

$125,000 ($25,000 a year, for five years)

Donors receive all of the above plus:

  • Corporate representatives introduced and photographed at the Opening Session Breakfast (one time only)
  • Receive three complimentary AAE mailing lists
  • Photographs featured in the Journal of Endodontics (one time only)

$250,000 ($50,000 a year, for five years)

Donors receive all of the above plus:

  • Complimentary 10’ x 10’ booth space at the AAE annual meeting

Browse our Corporate Donor Honor Roll to see which companies have pledged.

Any corporation that contributes to the Foundation in a given year (annual meeting to annual meeting) is eligible for extra AAE annual meeting priority points based on the following calculation.


$0-5,0001 additional point
$5,001-14,9995 additional points
$15,000-29,99910 additional points
$30,000-$74,99915 additional points
$75,000-150,00020 additional points
$151,000 and above25 additional points

Pledges can be increased!

Pledge increases allow corporate donors to take steps over time to increase their lifetime of giving. Corporate donors are recognized for their cumulative gift. Visit the Corporate Donor Honor Roll to see how corporations have given over time.