Building community through joyful mathematics

Matching schools, higher education institutions, and community organizations who serve K-12 students, families, and teachers with joyful, collaborative activities designed by professional mathematicians and educators

How can we help?

We can direct you to free or low-cost programs and services depending on your needs.

K-12 Schools & Teachers

Math-centered events for schools and engaging, hands-on math activities & lessons for the classroom

Higher Ed

Opportunities for broader impact and resources to connect with communities through joyful mathematics

Community/Non-Profit

Resources for organizations to create math events and after-school or summer programs for their local communities

Families & Students

Materials and games for students to play with joyful math at home or to engage with math as a family

Free Consultations

We offer free consultations to schools, higher education institutions, and other groups who want to bring joyful math to their communities. We especially welcome inquiries from organizations serving communities that have been historically underserved mathematically.

Discuss

Talk through your community’s math needs and goals

Recommend

Provide you with a list of programs & resources

Introductions

Introduce you to programs you’re interested in

Follow-Up

Optional discussion of evaluation & funding ideas

Partners

Our partners provide free or low-cost access to joyful, collaborative mathematics. Through free consultations, we strive to connect organizations serving students, teachers, and families with partners that match their interests and needs. 

MathCommunities.org and our partners are committed to increasing access to joyful mathematics for communities that have been historically underserved mathematically, including individuals who identify as Black, Latinx, and/or Indigenous; girls, women, and gender nonconforming individuals; individuals experiencing poverty; and individuals living in rural areas.

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What's our background?

MathCommunities.org is an initiative of the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM), a nonprofit mathematics research institute funded by the National Science Foundation and based in San Jose, CA. AIM’s mission is to advance mathematical knowledge through collaboration, to broaden participation in the mathematical endeavor, and to increase the awareness of the contributions of the mathematical sciences to society. Through our education programs, we seek to connect practicing mathematicians directly with students and educators for joyful experiences of mathematics.
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