With offices in 15 countries, the American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) organizes cultural exchange programs around the globe for more than 50,000 students each year. Founded in 1964, the for-profit organization works with 500 colleges and universities in the US. Its Au Pair in America program has placed more than 60,000 au pairs since it was founded in 1986. AIFS also works closely with an American-style liberal arts college in the UK -- Richmond, The American International University. AIFS, a for-profit organization, was co-founded by chairman Cyril Taylor in 1964. AIFS also works closely with the Summer Institute For the Gifted and the AIFS Foundation.