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Greetings! Thank you for taking the time to visit the "News and Resources” section for the SHRM Foundation. Below you will find information pertaining to the Foundation’s accomplishments along with some general information and news on the Foundation. Please check back throughout the year for additional information and updates.

About the SHRM Foundation

The SHRM Foundation exists to advance the field of Human Resource Management.  Its purpose is to maintain the highest quality research, education, and resources available to professionals to enhance their effectiveness and to engage them at the highest level of decision making.

This is an exciting time to be an HR professional! The opportunities to provide leadership in your organization have never been greater, but you must continually increase your professional knowledge and stay one step ahead of the rapid changes taking place all around you. The SHRM Foundation helps you to meet these challenges through its support of innovative academic research, educational programs, practitioner resources, and scholarships. Founded in 1966, the SHRM Foundation has been advancing the HR profession for over 40 years.

At the Chapter level, we ensure that our members are kept informed of the Foundation’s progress.  We also promote awareness of the regional scholarships funded by the SHRM Foundation so our members may take advantage of this special learning opportunity.

For more information or to make a donation, please visit the SHRM Foundation website.  

SHRM Foundation News

Evaluating Human Resources Programs

The SHRM Foundation co-published a groundbreaking book offering readers a systematic method for enhancing the value and impact of HR and supporting its emerging role as a strategic organizational leader. Evaluating Human Resources Programs: A 6-Phase Approach for Optimizing Performance provides a practical framework for adjusting and realigning strategies across all types of HR programs. The authors outline a proven six-phase process that will maximize the likelihood of a successful HR program evaluation, including real-world techniques, strategies, and examples to illustrate their recommended steps and actions. This guide offers consultants and professionals an invaluable resource for understanding and implementing a successful evaluation that will have a meaningful impact on their organizations’ HR programs and strategic outcomes. To order a copy of Evaluating Human Resources Programs, visit the SHRM Online Store.