The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation, established by and in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers, generates funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to advance the safety, health, and environmental profession.
• Fostering Future Safety and Health Professionals
Award scholarships, internships and fellowships to students and faculty pursuing safety and health studies in accredited college and university degree programs.
• Conducting Applied Safety Research
Support safety and health research initiatives and publish findings that advance accident and illness prevention.
• Expanding Accreditation of Safety and Health Curriculums
Provide funding and direction to colleges and universities with safety degree programs seeking ASSE/ABET accreditation.
Recognizing growth in the profession, as well as a need for even more comprehensive services, the ASSE Board of Directors chartered the ASSE Foundation in 1990. Designed to provide professional development and financial resources to qualified individuals and non-profit organizations, the Foundation seeks to advance safety and health development, research and education in the public interest.
The ASSE Foundation receives contributions from corporations, individual members and ASSE Chapters Regions interested in supporting the safety, health and environmental profession.
The Foundation is exempt from taxation under Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). Generally, contributions to the ASSE Foundation are considered charitable contributions under IRC Section 170 and are tax deductible as provided by law. Please consult your tax advisor with any questions.