2016 ASHFoundation Events and Deadlines
ASHFoundation Celebrates 70th Anniversary
The year 2016 marks 70 years since the ASHFoundation was founded to support innovators and spark innovation. Join us in celebrating 70 Years of Giving!
Join Us in Philadelphia During the ASHA Convention
- Over $500,000 To Be Awarded in November
Our expert reviewers are currently evaluating over 400 scholarship, research grant, and clinical recognition submissions and the 2016 award recipients will be announced on November 18 at the Founders Breakfast.
- Party at the Market, Thursday, November 17, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Reading Terminal Market
Share your love for the ASHFoundation in the City of Brotherly Love at this private event featuring an evening of delicious food, drink, entertainment, and friendship. Tickets are $70 (in honor of our 70th anniversary) and proceeds support the ASHFoundation programs supporting innovators and innovation. Purchase your ticket on the ASHA Convention registration form (registration opens in August).
- Founders Breakfast, Friday, November 18, 6:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., Loews Philadelphia Hotel
The Lowes' Millennium Hall, a former banking room built in the 1930's offers the perfect setting to celebrate 70 years of giving. ASHFoundation donors will see how their gifts are changing lives and ensuring a bright future for the professions. More than 70 recipients will receive scholarships, research grants, and recognition awards totaling $500,000+. Donors at the Founder level (at least $100) and higher will receive invitations. Have you made your 2016 donation yet? It's not too late! Phone us at 301-296-8704 or give online (link to: https://www.ashfoundation.org/donations/individual-form/)
- Ready to Zumba, Saturday, Nov. 19, 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m., Loews Philadelphia Hotel
With speech-language pathologist Kia Johnson! A licensed Zumba fitness instructor and associate professor at the University of Houston, Johnson will donate her time to lead a supercharged aerobic workout that will get your morning off to an exhilarating Latin-style start. Tickets are $25 and proceeds support the ASHFoundation programs supporting innovators and innovation. Purchase your ticket on the ASHA Convention registration form (registration opens in August).
You Shop—Amazon Gives
Do you shop on Amazon? Be sure to use AmazonSmile and the ASHFoundation benefits from each sale! Start Shopping!
A Night Out in the Twin Cities Raises $3,000
Thank you to 150 attendees at ASHA Connect who participated in our fun night out in Minneapolis to raise money for ASHFoundation scholarship and research grant programs.
Check Out our Latest Newsletter
The spring/summer issue of the Foundation Focus newsletter [PDF] is chocked full of news and information. Read about ASHF recipient, Carolyn Novaleski, and her innovative research in the area of voice disorders, be inspired by our president, Tom Campbell, see the 14 funding and recognition programs being offered by the ASHFoundation this year. Enjoy our ever-popular "Faces of the Foundation" photo collage, read about some special Awardees in the News, meet our newest ASHFoundation board members, and so much more.
More Than 80 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, more than 80 University Giving Programs give special support to ASHFoundation funding programs. Meet our University Giving Programs and their Ambassadors.
ASHFoundation Awarded $526,000 to 77 Students, Researchers, and Clinical Professionals in 2015
Nearly 350 donors, award recipients, and friends of the ASHFoundation gathered for an early morning breakfast at Denver's Studio Loft and proudly witnessed as the ASHFoundation disbursed funding to support our newest generation of innovators with bold ideas to change people's lives. Meet our 2015 award recipients.
Seven Universities Reach 100% Faculty Participation in Giving to the ASHFoundation in 2015
CONGRATULATIONS Butler University ambassador Mary Gospel, Case Western Reserve University ambassador Lauren Calandruccio, Queens College–CUNY ambassador Elizabeth Ijalba, Sacred Heart University ambassador Rhea Paul, Syracuse University ambassador Linda Milosky, University of Colorado–Boulder ambassador Kathy Hardin, and University of Kentucky ambassadors Judy Page and Nancy Swigert for reaching 100% faculty participation in donating to the ASHFoundation in 2015. Learn more about our University Giving Program.
Implementation Science Summit—Speaker Presentations Available
The full presentations from the ASHFoundation's 2014 Implementation Science Summit are available.
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 the Communicate for Life Bracelet.
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