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SHRM Foundation

    The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  The Foundation is a legally separate organization, and is not funded by SHRM membership dues.

    The SHRM Foundation's work includes:

    • Innovative Academic Research Grants;
    • Scholarships; and
    • Educational Resources.

    To fund its programs, the SHRM Foundation conducts an annual fundraising campaign and accepts donations from supporters such as the HR Certification Institute, the Society for Human Resource Management and the J.J. Keller Foundation as well as contributions from chapters, state councils, individuals, corporations and others who make their work possible.  If you are interested in donating to the SHRM Foundation, please visit for more information.

    SHRM Foundation Scholarships for SHRM Members

    The SHRM Foundation awards a total of $100,000 annually in scholarships for SHRM professional members pursuing degrees or certification.  In addition, SHRM professional chapters and state councils are eligible to compete for the certification scholarship to fund programs promoting certification.  All applications must be submitted online by July 15, 2013 to be considered for an award.  For more information, please visit the SHRM Foundation Scholarships and Awards website.

    SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion 2011    SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion 2010