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2015 ASHFoundation Events and Deadlines

2015 Funding and Recognition Programs Are Closed
The submission period is now closed for the 2015 funding and recognition programs. Stay tuned—our expert reviewers are evaluating the submissions now and 2015 award recipients will be announced on November 13.

The ASHFoundation Mourns the Passing of Dr. Frank R. Kleffner
The ASHFoundation Board of Trustees, friends, and staff are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Frank R. Kleffner, 1970 ASHA President and 1981–1985 president of the ASHFoundation. Dr. Kleffner died on June 12, 2015, at the age of 89. Read our tribute to him.

You Shop—Amazon Gives
Do you shop on Amazon? Be sure to use AmazonSmile and the ASHFoundation benefits from each sale! Start Shopping!

Spring Foundation Focus Newsletter [PDF] Now Available
Jamie Desjardins discusses her ASHFoundation funded research on treatment effects of the use of hearing aids on the central nervous system. President Alex Johnson demonstrates connections with impact. ASHFoundation Board welcomes four new members. See the full list of 2015 funding and recognition programs and learn about new funding increases and enhancements. See fun photos from ASHFoundation events, and so much more.

Almost 60 Universities Lead the Way
Committed to the future, dedicated to supporting our field's most promising research, and impassioned to encourage the best and brightest students, almost 60 University Giving Programs give special support to ASHFoundation funding programs.

2015 Golf Benefit Raises Almost $30,000
Thanks to 27 corporate, organization, and individual sponsors, 56 golfers, and almost 100 Pairings Party attendees, the ASHFoundation's recent Benefit Golf Classic in ChampionsGate, Florida, was an overwhelming success, raising almost $30,000 for research and scholarship programs.This popular ProAm benefit pairs LPGA touring pros with ASHFoundation golfers for a remarkable tournament. Get all the details and see photos from the weekend.


See more photos from the ASHFoundation's 2014
Founders Breakfast

ASHFoundation Awards its Largest Disbursement in History—$661,475 to 70 Students, Researchers, and Clinical Professionals
More than 300 donors, award recipients, and friends of the ASHFoundation witnessed as the ASHFoundation disbursed record funding to advance the communication sciences during its annual Founders Breakfast in Orlando, Florida. Meet our 2014 recipients.

ASHFoundation Recognizes Angie Singh with 2014 Spirit of Philanthropy Award
Angie Singh received the ASHFoundation's 2014 Spirit of Philanthropy Award during the Founders Breakfast in Orlando, Florida. Angie is honored for her outstanding fundraising service to the ASHFoundation demonstrating extraordinary service with widespread impact.


Other News

See photos from the ASHFoundation's 2014 fundraiser at Cuba Libre in Orlando, Florida.

Implementation Science Summit—Speaker Presentations Available
The full presentations from the ASHFoundation's 2014 Implementation Science Summit are available.

 ASHFoundation Celebrates 60 Years of Giving. Read more.Drinkware-0410313

Be Cool, Look Precocious, and Support the Fantastic ASHFoundation
Have fun with our new whimsical tumbler, inscribed with the ASHFoundation logo, and "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"—the longest word in English—a word that speaks to all who care about human communication. Choose your favorite color—red, orange or purple. A great gift for you or a colleague. Order now.

ASHFoundation Offers Communicate for Life Bracelet.  bracelet

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