Community Support

We are an educational, not-for-profit organization that contributes a significant percentage of revenue, every month, every year, without a separate fundraising campaign or administrative foundation. It's what we do.

Scholarships

In 2021 we awarded $298,000 in education scholarships

Conference Travel Support

Attending conferences is the best way to expand your network and grow your career

SPIE has contributed more than $22 million in community support over the past five years

SPIE is a community focused Society operating globally. Integral to our mission to partner with researchers, educators, and industry to advance light-based research and technologies is a commitment to support, nurture, and develop the next and future generations, ensuring a sustained and healthy optics and photonics community.