SHRM Foundation

SHRM Foundation
EASTERN IOWA HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATION

SHRM Foundation

CLA – Core Leadership Areas: There are seven areas SHRM has determined critical – or core – to the success of achieving its mission to Advance the Profession and Serve the Professional: College Relations, Diversity, Governmental Affairs, HR Certification Institute Certification, Membership, Workforce Readiness, and SHRM Foundation.

2018 Scholarship winners

DEFINITION

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.  It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors from the HR profession, including:  academics, practitioners and representatives from SHRM.

The mission of the SHRM Foundation is to maximize the impact of the HR profession on organizational decision-making and performance by promoting innovation, education, research, and the use of research-based knowledge.

The SHRM Foundation’s work includes:

INNOVATIVE ACADEMIC RESEARCH GRANTS

Over the past three years, the SHRM Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million in grants to fund rigorous, original academic research with practical implications for HR management practice.

SCHOLARSHIPS

The SHRM Foundation awards $170,000 annually in education and certification scholarships to professional and student SHRM members, and doctoral students.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

The “Effective Practice Guidelines” series make research findings easily accessible to HR practitioners.  The Foundation has also created a series of educational DVDs for SHRM chapter programming, staff trainings, and executive education sessions.

FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS

The annual fundraising campaign supports our programming.  We are grateful for the generous support we receive from SHRM chapters and state councils, individuals, corporations and others.  Your financial support is vital to ensure that the SHRM Foundation can continue this important work.