Accountability

The American Academy of Religion is a nonprofit organization. The Academy provides a major publishing program, grants and awards, professional services, an annual North American meeting and ten regional meetings through which it serves its members and the advancement of the field. AAR raises funds to support its projects and services and to carry out its responsibilities as a learned society and professional association. It received 501(c)(3) tax status in 1985.

The AAR is audited annually by an independent accounting firm. The AAR's internal Audit Committee reviews the annual audit, and, as appropriate, recommends its acceptance by the Board of Directors.

The latest financial statements for the organization are below:

Audited Financials

Fiscal year 2019-2020 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2018-2019 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2017-2018 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2016-2017 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2015–2016 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2014–2015 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2013–2014 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2012–2013 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2011–2012 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2010–2011 (PDF)     

IRS 990s

Fiscal year 2019-2020 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2018-2019 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2017-2018 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2016-2017 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2015–2016 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2014–2015 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2013–2014 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2012–2013 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2011–2012 (PDF)
Fiscal year 2010–2011 (PDF)

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