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The ASCE PBYMF Foundation was established by the PBYMF in 2001 with the mission - 

"To promote the civil engineering profession through the distribution of funds toward engineering education and public awareness in the state of Arizona."

The primary goals of the Foundation are to:

Support Younger Member Forum Organizations

Support Jan J. Tuma Scholarship Program

Promote Engineering Education

Enhance Engineering Awareness
Enhance Community Welfare


How are Foundation goals put into action?

The Foundation awards grants twice per year to organizations and projects that are consistent with the primary goals of the Foundation. Application deadlines are March 25 and September 25

How is the Foundation funded?

The Foundation is funded primarily through the annual ASCE PBYMF cornhole tournament and through the biannual PBYMF PE Review Course.

How much are typical grant awards?

Individual grant awards vary, but are usually in the amounts of $250, $500, or $1000 depending on the request. Special requests will also be considered.

What type of projects and organizations have received foundation grants in the past?

  • ASU Jan J. Tuma Scholarship

  • Mathcounts

  • Future Cities

  • E-week

  • ASU Student Branch of ASCE (Pacific Southwest Conference)​​

  • Arizona Trail

  • Schools (Computer Equipment, Engineering Related Curriculum Supplies)

  • Adopt-A-Family Programs

Who can submit a grant application?

Anyone! Each grant application must be sponsored by an active PBYMF member and must receive the support of the PBYMF board in order to be forwarded the to Foundation Board for approval. For a list of possible active PBYMF, contact the Foundation liaison.

How do I submit a grant application?

Complete the application and send it to the Foundation liaison.

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