Society of Fire Protection Engineers Foundation



The SFPE Foundation, established in 1979, is a 501(c)(3) organization that facilitates research and educational initiatives to advance the scientific understanding of fire in natural and built environments. With the support of external grants and individual, corporate, and SFPE chapter donations, the Foundation funds professional awards, student scholarships, and research grants; leads cross-sectoral research collaborations; conducts research workshops and meetings; develops new initiatives to support the next generation of fire protection engineers; and, disseminates knowledge to advance the field of fire engineering and fire safety science globally.