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In 2005, the AI Relief Foundation was formed out of concerns many AI professionals were expressing soon after Gulf Coast hurricanes as to how they could help their colleagues. Today, the AI Education and Relief Foundation stands ready to provide emergency financial assistance to our colleagues in need.

If you or someone you know has been affected by natural disaster, medical emergency or other emergency that has occurred, apply today for financial assistance.

Most recently, thanks to the generous donations received from the AI community, $66,000 in emergency assistance was provided to AI professionals and others impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma.

Assistance has been provided to those affected by the following disasters as well as unforeseen medical emergencies:

  • 2005 Hurricane Katrina
  • 2011 Mississippi River floods
  • 2011 Joplin, Missouri tornado
  • 2012 Hurricane Sandy
  • 2012 West Coast wildfires
  • 2013 Moore, Oklahoma tornado
  • 2013 Colorado wildfires
  • 2016 Hurricane Matthew
  • 2016 Hurricane Hermine
  • 2017 Hurricane Harvey
  • 2017 Hurricane Maria
  • 2017 Hurricane Irma
  • 2017 California wildfires

Please call 312-335-4133 or email with any questions.