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A Partnership in Safety
        June 23, 2006
ASSE Foundation Mission
 The American Society of Safety
 Engineers Foundation, in partnership
 with the American Society of Safety
 Engineers, generates funding and
 provides resources for scholarship,
 applied research and academic
 accreditation in order to advance the
 safety, health & environmental
 profession.

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Overview
 Since 1990 the ASSEF has raised over $3,018,000
 Since 1996, ASSEF has awarded
   Over $500,000 in scholarships
   Over $14,000 in professional development grants
   Over $175,000 in research grants & fellowships
   $100,000 in educational assistance
   $14,000 for accreditation support
   $12,000 in cash awards for research ideas
 ASSEF has over $1,000,000 in reserves
 20% of ASSE members support ASSEF
 39% of ASSE Chapters support ASSEF

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Achievements
 Scholarship Programs (for students pursuing safety,
 health & environmental degrees)
 Professional Development Grants (for ASSE
 members working to advance their professional credentials)
 Liberty Mutual Research Fellowship
 Program (to familiarize grad students, faculty members and other
 researchers with current research projects, models and applications to
 expand the body of knowledge)
 Research Grant Program (for researchers conducting
 applied safety research that enhances management performance in
 reducing injuries and illness in the workplace)



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Achievements; cont’d
 James A. Oppold Accreditation
 Program (financial support for universities seeking ABET
 accreditation of safety & health programs)
 Career Guide to the Safety
 Profession
 (co-published with the BCSP & available free to anyone interested
 in the safety profession)

 Future Safety Leaders Conference (an
 event that teaches essential leadership, job hunting and career
 development skills to ASSE student members)




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Corporate Donors
 American Society of Safety Engineers
 Bechtel Foundation
 CITGO Foundation
 C N A Foundation
 DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund
 Ford Motor Company Fund
 Honeywell, International
 Liberty Mutual Group

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Corporate Donors; cont’d
 Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
 Marsh
 National Institute of Occupational Safety &
 Health (NIOSH)
 Summit Training Source, Inc.
 The UPS Foundation
 Washington Group International



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Strategic Goals
 Build assets to increase grants
  Fund at least one major research project per
  year @ $100,000
  Initiate third party research with U.S.
  companies and associations on SH&E issues
  Increase scholarships up to $20,000 per year
  per student pursuing degrees in SH&E
  Provide the opportunity for full-time students
  pursuing SH&E degrees to attend the ASSE
  Professional Development Conference

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Strategic Goals; cont’d
 Provide scholarships to at least one
 student at each university that has
 an ABET (Accreditation Board for
 Engineering and Technology)
 accredited safety program

 Assist in increasing the number of
 accredited safety programs


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Case for Support
 Pro-active approaches in SH&E education
 and research will advance the profession.

 Reports on research funded by the ASSE
 Foundation will increase knowledge of
 SH&E issues.




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Congratulations…
Regions & Chapters Who Have
Established Scholarships through ASSEF

Endowed Funds:
 Georgia Chapter of ASSE Annual Scholarship
 Greater Boston Chapter Leadership Award
 Gulf Coast Past Presidents Foundation Scholarship
 Northeastern Illinois Chapter Scholarship
 Gold Country Section & Region II Scholarship
 Greater Baton Rouge Chapter – Don Jones Excellence in Safety
 Arizona Chapter Scholarship
 Harold F. Polston Scholarship (sponsored by Middle Tennessee
 Chapter)
 Southwest Chapter Scholarship



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 Congratulations…
 Regions & Chapters Who Have
 Established Scholarships through ASSEF

Working Towards Endowment:
 Region IV/Edwin P. Granberry, Jr. Scholarship
 Region IV/John Fleming Scholarship
 Region IV/Ron Ross Scholarship
 Columbia-Willamette Chapter Scholarship
 Craters of the Moon – Scott Dominguez Scholarship
 North Florida Chapter
 Region II Scholarship
 Region VIII New England Area Chapters
 West Florida Chapter


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The Foundation is on a Roll!

 National Average (Since 1998)
   Chapter Giving - increased from 4% to 39%
   Individual Giving- Increased from 2% to 20%




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Donation History
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How Can You Support
the ASSE Foundation?
 Renew your membership and make your
 gift to the Foundation at the same time
 Help the Foundation reach out to your
 company for their support in the form of a
 direct gift or matching funds
 Donate to the Silent Auction
 Make a Legacy Gift




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What is a Legacy Gift?
 Planned Giving through bequests, life
 insurance or donor-advised funds
 Allows you to be economical & generous at
 the same time & insures a base of support for
 ASSEF’s future
 You will be a member of a very elite group,
 the Legacy Trust, that believes in the future
 of the safety profession & demonstrates
 leadership by example

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How Can Your Chapter
Make a Difference?

Encourage your Chapter to make a
gift to the Foundation or establish a
scholarship program in your
chapter’s name
Appoint a Foundation Rep who will
make their own gift and discuss
Foundation programs regularly with
your Chapter members
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Your Chapter Will Benefit via the
“Chapter Stars Recognition Program”
 Support the Foundation & Earn Points!
   Up to 75 points earned when Chapter schedules a
   specific event or activity to benefit the Foundation
   (up to 5 events @ 15 points each)
   15 points earned when Chapter promotes the
   Foundation through advertising
   20 points earned when Chapter Scholarship
   program is administered through the ASSE
   Foundation



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Your Gift Can Be Directed…
Scholarship Fund (Gifts are pooled to fund programs)
Research Fund (Gifts are pooled to fund programs)
General Fund (Trustees determine program priority)
America Responds Fund (Memorial scholarship
established for ASSE members who lost their lives on 9/11)

James A. Oppold Accreditation Fund
James P. Kohn Memorial Scholarship Fund
Named Scholarship Fund for Your Chapter


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Something to Think About…
 It only takes $6,000 to establish a scholarship fund
 through the Foundation & we will administer the
 program for you
 Your chapter will receive national recognition.
 Your chapter chooses the type of candidate to
 receive award by developing criteria (with ASSEF’s assistance)
 Scholarship Committee selects candidate based on
 your chapter’s criteria
 You can add to your scholarship fund each year, as
 funds are available
 Once fund balance reaches $23,000, your $1,000
 award lives on in perpetuity
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     The ASSE
     Foundation




A Partnership in Safety
        June 23, 2006

				
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