The Funeral Service Foundation is the leading public foundation dedicated in perpetuity to serve the funeral service profession. Funded solely by contributions from funeral service made at every level, the Foundation:
- Commissions innovative research
- Funds programs and professional development opportunities
- Administers scholarships, and
- Assists communities in crisis
Dedicated to promoting the best of what funeral service is about, your Foundation is here to support you through every step of your career and help you build meaningful relationships in the community. Whether you’re an experienced funeral director looking to engage the families you serve, a student seeking scholarship opportunities or a someone whose life as been touched by funeral service, you will find the resources you need here. You’ll also learn about your Foundation’s worthy and impactful work and renew your belief that, together, we made a difference in the profession that continues to reward us.
The Funeral Service Foundation does not have funding available for private or public memorialization, including funerals, burial and cremation. We encourage you to contact your local funeral service professionals to learn of possible resources available to you in your time of need.
Gerard Schoen, IIIFoundation Chair
I look forward to leading the Funeral Service Foundation as the 2016 Board Chair, and to build upon our 70-year legacy of impacting the profession in real and meaningful ways.