Academy for Educational Development (AED)

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About us

Founded in 1961, AED is an independent, nonprofit organization committed to solving critical social problems in the U.S. and throughout the world through education, social marketing, research, training, policy analysis and innovative program design and management. Major areas of focus include health, education, youth development, and the environment.

Staff: 1,200; including 400 field staff working overseas

Program Locations: More than 250 programs in 167 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and throughout the United States.

Annual Budget: $196 million

Funding: Grants and contracts by foundations, corporations and associations; U.S. federal, state and local governments; universities and private institutions; multilateral agencies and national governments.

Program Areas: AED is comprised of 23 Centers of Excellence, organized into five groups:

AED Global Health, Population, and Nutrition Group
AED Social Change Group
AED Global Learning Group
AED U.S. Education and Workforce Development Group
AED Leadership and Institutional Development Group


Contact information

Government ID number: 13-6110212

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Phone: (202) 884-8000

Fax: (202) 884-8413

1825 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20009-5721, US

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