Donate to IAEM Scholarship Fund

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Our Invitation to You...

As disaster costs continue to escalate around the world, it is time to wisely invest in the professional development of our future emergency managers who will be responsible for helping us to prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate against future events.

Become a part of the IAEM Scholarship Program. Through donations from individuals, companies and orgainzations, IAEM’s goals is to raise $1,000,000 to fund scholarships worldwide to undergraduate or graduate students in accredited college programs, pursuing degrees in Emergency Management, Disaster Management or a closely related field.

Levels of Giving

The fund is managed in a U.S. Dollar account. Donations in any currency are accepted and registered as the U.S. Dollar equivalent. The following donor levels are available:

Chancellor $1,000,000+
Emeritus $500,000-999,999
Chairman $250,000-499,999
Professor $100,000-249,999
Adjunct $25,000-99,999
Platinum $7,500-24,999
Gold $4,500-7,499
Silver $1,000-4,499
Bronze $100-999
Friend $20-99

Your donations will be tracked and will accumulate over time. Donors receive recognition on the IAEM website. You will be listed in the donor level category that you have attained.

Ways to Give

  • Online – Contribute online today!
  • By Mail – Send a check made out to the IAEM Scholarship Program. Mail the Donation Form with the check.
  • Beneficiary – Consider making IAEM a beneficiary in your will or living trust.
  • iGive.com – Your shopping at hundreds of online stores can benefit IAEM’s Scholarship Program, with a percentage of your purchase being donated to the fund. Visit http://www.iGive.com/iaemscholarship, sign up as a supporter of IAEM, and begin shopping.
  • EBay – You can donate items to IAEM for auction on EBay, and all proceeds will go to the Scholarship Fund.
  • Annual Auction – Each year IAEM solicits items to be auctioned at the Annual Conference. Items may be sent to IAEM Headquarters for this event throughout the year.
  • Never stop thinking about giving. Contact IAEM staff with any questions.


The IAEM Scholarship Program is a creation of the association and its members. The IAEM-USA Board appoints a Commission to oversee its activities and awards. The association includes the Scholarship Fund in all of its reporting and accounting structures.

For information about the IAEM Scholarship Program, contact:

Dawn M. Shiley
IAEM Communications Manager & Scholarship Program Director
International Association of Emergency Managers
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046-4527
Phone: (703) 538-1795
Fax: (703) 241-5603