Affiliated Entities

Accounting Research Association - Provides funds for studies and research in regard to principles and standards of the accounting profession

AICPA Benevolent Fund - Established in 1933 to assist AICPA members through temporary periods of financial difficulty.

AICPA Foundation, Inc. - Established in 1922 to advance the science of accountancy and accounting education.

AICPA PAC - Established in 1977 to raise funds and provide financial assistance to candidates for federal office who actively support the CPA profession.

AICPA Insurance Trust - Since the introduction of the first Group Life Insurance Plan in 1947, the AICPA Insurance Programs have grown to meet the ever-expanding insurance needs of members, their families, and their employees.

Beta Alpha Psi - Honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals.

Center for Audit Quality - An autonomous public policy organization dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets.

CPA.com - CPA.com is the technology arm of the American Institute of CPAs. Its mission is to drive the transformation of practice areas, advance the technology ecosystem for the profession, and lead technology research and innovation efforts for practitioners.

Corporate Citizenship Foundation - Engaged in community volunteer and charitable activities including financial literacy, student education and mentoring, local arts and philanthropy, project homeless volunteerism, time and contributions towards Habitat for Humanity, and volunteer/contributions to local communities through chambers.

CPAs in Support of America Fund - A 501(c)(3) entity used to support the public during times of natural disaster and crisis, including 9/11 and the earthquake in Haiti.

Federation of Schools of Accountancy - Dedicated to: encouraging, promoting, assisting and supporting the development of high quality accredited programs of education for the accounting profession that lead to a graduate degree; and being a leading advocate of accredited graduate accounting programs.

Professional Public Service Efforts

It is a duty of the nation's Certified Public Accountants to promote financial literacy by helping Americans understand their personal finances and develop money management skills. Financial education is a lifelong endeavor—from children learning about the value of money to adults understanding how to reach a secure retirement.

The AICPA has developed the following resources for that purpose:

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy