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.

CPA2Biz - Exclusive marketing arm for AICPA products and services—including publications, webcasts, conferences, continuing professional education and member benefits programs, to CPAs and financial professionals nationwide.

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
Feed the Pig