About Us

The AANR Education Foundation is a charitable partner of the American Association for Nude Recreation. The Foundation provides grants and scholarships to organizations and individuals that support the Foundations goals and objectives, which are are to educate the public about the values and benefits of nude recreation, and to ensure an understanding of nudism and its rightful status as a social and recreational practice.

The AANR Education Foundation is classified as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service. This status means that contributions and bequests are tax-deductible. Individuals, estates, or business entities who wish to fund programs in support of the Foundation’s goals and objectives, which are to educate the public about the values and benefits of nude recreation, and to ensure an understanding of nudism and its rightful status as a social and recreational practice are tax deductible.

“It is important to note,” said Don Sloan, one of the Founders and a Past President of the Foundation, “that the AANR Education Foundation functions independently of AANR, and AANR Education Foundation Board Members are not selected by AANR. AANR Education Foundation will solicit gifts, grants and bequests, and it will make funding grants based on grant applications, which are consistent with the Foundation’s objectives. The AANR Education Foundation has assured the AANR Trustees that its actions will always be consistent with the principles and standards of the AANR.”