MAKING FM A CAREER OF CHOICE Building the Future of FM Get inspired at Foundation events starting on Tuesday at IFMA’s World Workplace Celebration Fundraiser at the historic Rice Hotel Ballroom Tuesday, Oct. 17 @ 7 p.m. Experience one of the most moving FM events of the year! Students receiving 2017 academic scholarships will be honored during this celebratory reception focused on the good works of the Foundation. New Academic Degree Programs will be announced, as well as a review of the year’s accomplishments and future projects. Party with a purpose — help the Foundation raise the funds needed to continue making FM a career of choice through education, and the Global Workforce Initiative. Meet scholarship recipients, Foundation trustees, underwriters and donors. Learn how you can participate. 2nd Annual 5K Fun Run: Buffalo Bayou Park Wednesday, Oct. 18 Begin the first day of IFMA’s World Workplace with a morning workout that benefits your profession. Jog or walk with colleagues along Buffalo Bayou — Houston’s favorite urban green space. Enjoy spectacular views of Houston’s downtown skyline. Foundation Central on the Expo Floor, Booth 100 Wednesday, Oct. 18 and Thursday, Oct. 19 Relying primarily on private funding, the IFMA Foundation works to promote higher FM education and provide scholarships to FM students. Learn how you can contribute to and benefit from Foundation programs. Special thanks to our 2017 donors as of May 31, 2017: • $50K and up: Global Workforce Initiative Advisory Partner Silicon Valley Chapter Fund supporting scholarships and the Global Workforce Initiative • $25k - $50k: Work on the Move 2, Workplace Strategy Summit and Global Workforce Initiative • $15 – 25K: Planon: Work on the Move 2 and Workplace Strategy Summit Trimble: Work on the Move 2 and Workplace Strategy Summit • $5-15K: Michael and Karen Schley Foundation: Annual Fund CBRE San Francisco: Global Workforce Initiative Sodexo: Global Workforce Initiative • $1k – 5K: Cincinnati Chapter of IFMA: Annual Fund Delaware Chapter of IFMA: Global Workforce Initiative Greater Phoenix Chapter of IFMA: Global Workforce Initiative Nancy Johnson-Sanquist: Annual Fund Robert Dills: Annual Fund ABOUT US ESTABLISHED IN 1990 AS A NONPROFIT 501(C)(3) CORPORATION AND SEPARATE ENTITY FROM THE INTERNATIONAL FACILITY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, THE IFMA FOUNDATION HAS — FOR 20 YEARS — WORKED FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD BY PROMOTING PRIORITY RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF FACILITY MANAGEMENT. THE IFMA FOUNDATION IS SUPPORTED BY THE GENEROSITY OF THE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMMUNITY, INCLUDING IFMA MEMBERS, CHAPTERS, COUNCILS, CORPORATE SPONSORS AND PRIVATE CONTRIBUTORS WHO ARE UNITED BY THE BELIEF THAT EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IMPROVE THE FACILITY MANAGEMENT PROFESSION. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE GOOD WORKS OF THE IFMA FOUNDATION, VISIT WWW.IFMAFOUNDATION.ORG. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT IFMA, VISIT WWW.IFMA.ORG.
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