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Each year, the SAHRA chapter sets a goal to become a SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion in an effort to support, promote and invest in the Foundation. 

The SHRM Foundation's mission is to mobilize the power of HR and activate the generosity of donors to lead positive social change impacting all things work. The Foundation is committed to elevating and empowering HR as a social force through its innovative solutions to workplace inclusion challenges, programming designed to inspire and empower the next generation of HR leaders, and awarding scholarships and professional development grants to educate and develop students and HR professionals.  The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.

How to donate

When you donate, please indicate that you would like to award recognition credits to our SHRM Chapter, Springfield Area HRA, chapter #0026. 

Donate Online

You may donate online by going to and donating by credit card.

Donate by Phone

The SHRM Foundation staff is happy to take your donation via credit card over the phone. Please call SHRM Foundation staff at 703-535-6020

Donate by Mail

Donations made by check can be mailed along with a completed donation form to our secure lock box:

The SHRM Foundation
P.O. Box 79116
Baltimore MD, 21279-0116

Team empower

Team Empower is a special group of passionate individuals who are dedicated to helping empower HR professionals to build inclusive organizations. Established in 2017, Team Empower is the SHRM Foundation's most accessible giving circle. Your annual donation of $30 or more will automatically add you to the team. Click the button below to make your immediate impact today.

Donate $30

SHRM Foundation Initiatives

Untapped Talent Pools: Realizing the value of untapped talent for people, business and society.

Skilled Credentials at Work: SHRM Foundation is working hard to increase knowledge, reduce barriers and support HR in transitioning towards a skills-based hiring and retention mindset.

Veterans at Work: SHRM Foundation's commitment to empowering HR professionals to attract, hire and retain veterans.

Getting Talent Back to Work: Helping employers confidently hire individuals with a criminal background.

Workplace Mental Health & WellnessSHRM Foundation is leading the charge toward transformational change by empowering business leadership and HR professionals to eliminate the stigma around employees’ mental health, invest in innovative wellness strategies, and create more supportive work environments

The Aging Workforce: Leveraging the Talents of Mature Employees

Employing Abilities @Work: Initiative to strengthen the skills and abilities of professionals to hire, develop, advance, and retain individuals with disabilities in their workplace.

Human Resource Registered Apprenticeship Program: SHRM Foundation has developed the Human Resource Registered Apprenticeship Program to help employers access, develop and retain the talent they need to grow now and in the future.

Scholarships, Grants and Awards 

Practicing HR requires specialized training and lots of support. That's why each year the SHRM Foundation provides more than $500,000 in financial assistance to individuals preparing for their first job in HR or studying to fast-track their existing career in human resources.

Some scholarships are available exclusively with SHRM membership. Others are open to any HR Professional, student and faculty member. All are excellent ways to access the resources you need to continue your academic pursuits and become a future HR leader in the world of work. Click here for more information about available awards and how to apply.


Contact the SHRM Foundation Chapter Liaison, Stacye Perriman, at

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