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Welcome to the SHRM Foundation
Your tax-deductible contribution helps us shape the future of HR. It supports the Foundation’s important work — including scholarships, practical research, and educational resources.

At the SHRM Foundation, we are a catalyst for thought leadership. We help predict where the workforce is headed because we’ve been studying its evolution for over 40 years. We offer unmatched workforce knowledge for progressive leaders, with a total focus on studying and reporting the management practices that work.


SHRM and SHRM Foundation Launch Aging Workforce Project
The initiative will deliver research and resources to educate HR professionals and business leaders, and improve workplace programs for older workers. Read more...

Research That Matters
For top-performing older employees, new duties can = job happiness and longer service. Read more...

The One Millionth Dollar Donor
Congratulations to the Garden State Council-SHRM! Their contribution was the one that put us over the $1 million mark and we are pleased to recognize them as our 2013 One Millionth Dollar Donor! Read more...

Developing an Employee Engagement Strategy

Employees who are highly engaged in their work are likely to be more productive. Learn how to implement an effective engagement strategy with this NEW Foundation briefing sponsored by SurveyMonkey.

Why You Should Contribute
North Alabama SHRM Foundation Director Kirsten Stutts, PHR shares her thoughts on the value of the SHRM Foundation in this recent blog post.

Join the e-Rewards Opinion Panel and support the SHRM Foundation. If you received an e-mail from e-Rewards, we encourage you to join their panel. Doing so will help to support the HR profession as the Foundation will receive a $5 donation for every SHRM member who enrolls and completes a survey. Please note: Your information will not be sold or disseminated. Questions?



Good Ethics=Good Business
Shaping an Ethical Workplace Culture
, a new report sponsored by Briggs and Morgan, P.A. and The Kenrich Group LLC, briefly summarizes the latest research on ethics in the workplace, and identifies specific ways HR can foster a more ethical corporate culture.

Introducing a new DVD from the SHRM Foundation
Learn how Aramex International succeded in going global by employing a unique strategy--focusing on talent management issues across the organization-- as it moved from a local player to a global competitor.

Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap
Sponsored by Manpower

Social Media in the Workplace: Issues and Strategic Questions
Sponsored by Spherion 

Employee Engagement: Your Competitive Advantage
Sponsored by Randstad 

Dollar General: Serving Others Dollar General’s Commitment to the Military Community, an educational DVD program


 SHRM Foundation Premier Sponsors

Please click on the logos below to learn more about our sponsors.

      HRCI                      SHRM                         




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Featured Video: Global Trends Affecting the Future of HR Management
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