News & Events
Workplace Strategy Summit 2012: Research in Action
The IFMA Foundation is hosting the Workplace Strategy Summit, September 5-7, 2012, at Cornell University. Learn more »
February 18, 2012 - IFMA Foundation 2012 Facility Management Scholarship Program
The IFMA Foundation is announcing the 2012 FM Student Scholarships Program. These scholarships will be distributed to the highly qualified FM students at the 2012 World Workplace in San Antonio, Texas, in early November 2012.
In 2011, the IFMA Foundation set records for FM student scholarships — an all time high of US$100,000 in total was awarded to 36 FM students from around the world!
January 4, 2012 - Jeffrey J. Tafel Named IFMA Foundation Executive Director
Jeffrey J. Tafel, CAE, has been named the new executive director of the IFMA Foundation, a Houston-based nonprofit organization promoting education and research in the facility management profession.
In his new role, Tafel will manage all aspects of the IFMA Foundation's daily operations, working directly with the foundation's board of trustees to design and execute fundraising, marketing and program plans.
October 5, 2011 - IFMA Foundation to Award US$100,000 in Scholarships at World Workplace in Phoenix
The IFMA Foundation will present US$100,000 in scholarships to 36 students pursuing degrees in facility management and related fields during the World Workplace 2011 Conference & Expo, held Oct. 26-28 in Phoenix, Ariz.
The IFMA Foundation works for the public good to promote priority research and educational opportunities for the advancement of the facility management profession. The foundation has been awarding facility management scholarships to deserving students for more than two decades to ensure the quality of the built environment in a changing world.
September 30, 2011 - IFMA Foundation Remembers Charlie Claar
IFMA members and staff were saddened to learn of the passing today of Charles N. Claar, CFM, CFMJ, PE, IFMA Fellow. Claar was an accomplished educator, engineer and IFMA statesman who devoted his professional life to engineering and facility management, serving these professions with distinction for more than 50 years. Read full story »