Make an Investment in Your Profession

Your investment assures we can continue to provide grants and quality professional development education for the association industry. 

Why Contribute?


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Different Ways to Contribute

NEW: Foundation Small Change App - The FSAE Foundation Small Change App takes the remaining change on your everyday purchases and automatically invests it in the Foundation. Spend $5.95 at Starbucks - contribute $0.05 to the Foundation; spend $45.78 on gas - $0.24 goes to the Foundation. All this small change adds up to the $10, $15, $25 monthly limit you determine, and your everyday purchases will now help fund professional development grants, education and research initiatives the Foundation underwrites to improve your profession and your career. Learn More or Sign Up!

Designate the Foundation when you shop on Amazon - The Amazon Smile program contributes a percentage of all eligible purchases to the organization of your choice. Select the FSAE Foundation and shop

Make a One-Time Investment - You can make a one-time contribution anytime online or using this print form. In addition, you can include a contribution with your membership renewal or event registration.

 Make a Monthly Pledge - Pledge $10 to $150 per month to continually invest in your profession - and your career all year long! Pledge amounts are below and charged to your credit card in monthly increments. Use this form to get started.

The Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization, so your personal investment is tax deductible to the fullest extent provided by the law. We appreciate all levels of support.

Give Back: Small Change App |Contribute Online | Printable Form

Great appreciation goes to those that have supported the FSAE Foundation.
Thank you, volunteers, sponsors and investors!

Investment Levels

Investment Levels:
  • Investor: up to $100
  • Altruist: $101 - $250
  • Champion: $251 - $500
  • Steward: $501 - $750 
  • Benefactor: $751 - $1,000
  • Visionary: $1,001 and higher
Pledge Levels:
Amounts are monthly contributions for 1 year
  • $120 Pledge - Monthly Plan ($10/month) 
  • $240 Pledge - Monthly Plan ($20/month) 
  • $600 Pledge - Monthly Plan ($50/month) 
  • $900 Pledge - Monthly Plan ($75/month) 
  • $1,200 Pledge - Monthly Plan ($100/month)
  • $1,800 Pledge - Monthly Plan ($150/month) 
Other ways to contribute:
Any amount: We've left a blank box so that you can donate whatever amount you would like.

Silent Auction donation: Cash donations are accepted for the Silent Auction as well. A blank box is provided so that you can give the exact amount desired.


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2018 Investors

as of April 18, 2018 

Visionary: $1,001 and higher 

Benefactor: $751 - $1,000 

Steward: $501 - $750
Frank Rudd, CAE, CMP 

Champion: $251 - $500
Centennial Bank
William Glenn East, CAE, RCE 

Altruist: $101 - $250
Erin Ballas
Jack Cory
Keyna Cory
Sue Fern
Frances Gilbert, CAE
Steve Glass
Cheryl James
Meghan Millard
Kimberly Wetzel
Jim Zaniello 

Investor: up to $100
Gabriela Arisso
Jim Ayotte, CAE
Elizabeth Baranik, CMP
Paula Baumgardner
Alan Beaubien
Deborah Beck
Barney Bishop, III, DPL
Tate Blomquist
Tracy Blough
Janegale Boyd
Lisa Chamberlain, CMP
Bonnie Dominguez
Beth Dye
Kaitlyn Farris
Carolyn Fazio, ECAM
Jeannette Gabay
Gabrielle K. Gabrielli
Kerry Gomez-Rios
Letreze Gooding, CMP
Ben Graybar
Allison Harrell
Robert Harris, CAE
Carolyn Hinson
Michael Howland
Karl Kaufmann
Jeff Kottkamp
Mark Landreth, CAE
Jessica Lowe-Minor
Rachel Luoma, CAE
Lisette Mariner, CAE
Kristin Marshall
Kristyn McCauley
Kristin McWhorter, CAE
Sandy Merrill
Tom Morrison
Bennett Napier, CAE
Hester Ndoja, CAE
Elisabeth Oberman
Lisa O'Donnell, CAE
Matt Pave
Barbara Peck
Virginia Phillips-Schiller
Mary Lou Rajchel
Sam Rogers
Melissa Rudd
Marianne Short
Gail Siminovsky, CAE
Donna Son, IOM
Sonya Stanley
Leigh Stehlik
Susan Tobin, CMP, IOM, CAE
John Yarbrough

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