Charities and Support


AIA Educational & Benevolent Trust

The AIA Educational & Benevolent Trust has two main purposes: provide funding to support educational development in the accountancy profession and to make a meaningful difference to AIA members who have fallen on tough times.

The Trust is registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales, registration number 1118333.

The income for the Trust comes almost exclusively from donations from AIA members.

If you wish to apply for assistance through the AIA Educational & Benevolent Trust, please download and return the completed application form.


Time to Change

As a signatory to Time to Change, AIA has agreed to an Employer Action Plan that puts best-practice interventions and policies in place to help staff work in ways that promote positive mental wellbeing.
The Time to Change Pledge is a commitment to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace and operates to end mental health discrimination.

AIA will be implementing an approach that combines additional resources, information and guidance with training to help tackle mental health stigma, as well as introducing initiatives that support mental health and wellbeing.



Each year AIA staff choose an employee nominated charity to help raise money for. Previous nominations have included: The British Heart Foundation, Newcastle Food Bank, Great North Air Ambulance, Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, Cancer Research, Water Aid and Bliss.