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.
Steve ShafferFoundation Chair
"As 2015 Foundation Chair, I look forward to leading the Foundation in another noteworthy year full of exciting initiatives and opportunities to enrich funeral service. On behalf of the Foundation, the Board of Trustees and our dedicated staff, THANK YOU for giving of yourself every day to help those who grieve. It is our privilege to work beside you."