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How You Can Support

The Funeral Service Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization. Your gift is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Every Dollar Matters

Your donation enables the Funeral Service Foundation to maintain a strong presence in our profession. Funds raised allows your Foundation to commission innovate research, fund programs and professional development, administer scholarships and assist communities in crisis.

Gifts may be designated for a specific purpose or as unrestricted support for areas of greatest need.

Quick Facts about the Funeral Service Foundation:

  • Nearly 50 students of funeral service have received academic scholarships from the Foundation.
  • Your Foundation’s supporters come from every state in the US.
  • Foundation research efforts have led to the creation of resources to assist you and your fellow funeral service professionals in engaging your communities and attracting the best and brightest talent.

Online donation is quick, completely secure and simple.



As an alternative, you are welcome to call 877-402-5900 or send your donation to:

The Funeral Service Foundation
13625 Bishop’s Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005

Every Dollar Matters

Major Gifts

A major gift is transformative and can touch every corner of the profession. Learn more

Planned Giving

Leave an honorable legacy that reflects your lifelong values and commitment to your profession by supporting The Guardian’s Fund.


Make a difference in the life of a student, who, like you, has chosen a career in funeral service. Learn more.

Sponsorship & In-Kind Support

Your Foundation hosts several events throughout the year, including the annual Golf Classic, which features various sponsorship levels and in-kind giving opportunities.

Endowment Support

The Hand-in-Hand endowment was established in 2002 to ensure the future funding of programs that advance your Foundation’s mission. Learn more

Make a Tribute Gift

This thoughtful donation benefits you, the honoree and the entire profession.  Honors and memorials are an ideal way to celebrate the achievement of a colleague, mark a special occasion, or honor a life lived. Make a tribute gift online or contact us for more information.

Assist Communities in Crisis

Your Foundation acts as a primary conduit for funds that help support communities in crisis. Your contribution will directly assist the funeral service professionals and others who are serving those affected by crisis or disaster. As needed, the Foundation will inform you how you can contribute via our homepage.

The Annual Fund

Unrestricted gifts to the Annual Fund provide the essential flexibility that enables your Foundation to respond to the funeral service profession’s evolving needs. By utilizing unrestricted funding, your Foundation can advance our mission, continue vital work, and expand our reach. Each year hundreds of funeral service professionals contribute to the Annual Fund upon connecting with the Foundation in person at conventions and gatherings, through donations made online, and via NFDA membership forms.