IEEE Foundation Fund

Building the IEEE Community through unrestricted giving

IEEE Foundation Fund

Building the IEEE Community through unrestricted giving

The IEEE Foundation Fund provides the critical resources needed to sustain, grow and advance the IEEE Foundation’s mission to invest in IEEE social good programs. Built over five decades, a heritage of deep community knowledge guides the IEEE Foundation in applying unrestricted giving toward strategic community investments with measurable and lasting impact. 


lives transformed around the world


in community solutions deployed


volunteer hours invested to change the world

Gifts to the IEEE Foundation Fund ensure our ongoing operations and maximizes the IEEE Foundation Board of Directors’ ability to respond to the ever-changing needs of IEEE and direct support to wherever the need is greatest across our five pillars of impact - Illuminate, Educate, Engage, Energize, and Future.

IEEE Foundation News

IEEE Student Members Tackle Public Policy Topics in Washington, DC

Each year, IEEE-USA selects up to three outstanding IEEE student members with a keen interest in public policy to participate in the nine-week program in Washington, D.C, USA called Washington…

Amon Schumann 2022 IEEE Presidents Scholarship Recipient

Sustainable Weather Balloon Wins Student a $10,000 Scholarship

Every day thousands of weather balloons are released all over the world, using radiosondes to measure pressure, relative humidity and temperature. These balloons aren’t environmentally friendly. After a few hours…

Elza Erkip Ph.D

Furthering the Field of Information Theory

In a well-received presentation to the IEEE North American School of Information Theory at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) during August 2022, Elza Erkip, Ph.D., the Information Theory…

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