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The SHRM Foundation is able to advance global human capital knowledge and practice because of the support from donors and sponsors.
Every scholarship awarded, new product published, venue held and topic researched is because of the generous support received. 

Top supporter:


Thanks to the support received from SHRM, all sponsorships and donations received through the SHRM Foundation's Annual Campaign are used to directly support our mission. 


Premier Sponsor:


Sponsor of:
SHRM Foundation's Step Challenge at SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition
Executive Briefing (to be published Fall 2016)


Product and Event Sponsors: 


Sponsor of:
SHRM Foundation's Step Challenge at SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition


Sponsor of:
Effective Practice Guidelines Report 
   Creating a More Human Workplace Where  Humans and Businesses Thrive
Support of scholarships to attend SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition 2016


Sponsor of:
Thought Leadership Initiaitive Report #3
   Use of Workforce Analytics for Competitive Advantage


Sponsor of:
Sustaining sponsor at Thought Leaders Retreat 2016


Sponsor of:
Future of Work pamphlet (to be published in Fall 2016)



Scholarship Sponsors: 

To learn more about the scholarship sponsors, visit the SHRM Foundation Sponsored Scholarships webpage. 

Legacy sponsors

  • Friends and Family of Larry Burke: undergraduate scholarship
  • Paula Harvey: undergraduate scholarship  
  • Libby Sartain: undergraduate scholarship
  • Schultz Family Sharing Fund: Promoting Giving Back to the HR Profession: undergraduate scholarship

Recognition sponsors

  • 3M: certification scholarships
  • Anonymous donor for the Lisa Burke scholarship: undergraduate scholarship  
  • Career Spa, LLC: certification scholarship
  • NAHR Foundation: graduate scholarship
  • Sara Rynes, Ph.D., certification scholarships 
  • SHRM Partners: certification scholarships
  • Talent Connections, LLC: certification scholarship
  • Virginia SHRM State Council: certification scholarship 
  • Wisconsin SHRM State Council: certification scholarship


Thank you to the following individual Thought Leadership Initiative Supporters:

  • Tom Darrow, SHRM-SCP with Talent Connections LLC, and Career Spa LLC
  • Richard Klimoski, Ph.D.
  • Karen B. Paul, Ph.D.
  • Sara Rynes, Ph.D.
  • Mark J. Schmit, Ph.D.,SHRM-SCP
  • James Schultz
  • Jose Tomas, SHRM-SCP