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IFMA Foundation Online Auction Supports Making FM a Career of Choice

March 01, 2018

IFMA Foundation Online Auction

The IFMA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity, is dedicated to promoting education for the facility management profession around the world and making FM a ​career of ​choice.

To support this mission, the foundation is holding an online auction, open through 11 a.m. CT on Monday, March 19, at

The auction ​offers unique sports and entertainment memorabilia, such as a Garth-Brooks-signed cowboy hat, Alabama Crimson Tide Coach Nick Saban’s ticket collection, a Jimmy-Buffet-signed acoustic guitar, Boston Celtics Larry-Bird-signed basketball and more.

Purchases will fund one of many worthwhile foundation projects, all of which have a direct impact on the opportunities open to facility professionals now and in the future. These vital initiatives include:

  • Promoting higher education FM ​degrees through accreditation.
  • Supporting aspiring and practicing FMs through college scholarships.
  • Introducing high school and college students to FM and positioning it as a career of choice through the Global Workforce Initiative (GWI).

Auction proceeds benefit the foundation and contribute toward the foundation​'s fundraising goal of US$25,000. Through their generosity, donors demonstrate that they care about the future of the FM profession and all who enter the facilities in their care.

To learn more about the good works of the IFMA Foundation, visit