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The Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation funds an array of education programs and initiatives that advance the valuation profession.

Past projects/initiatives funded by the Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation include:

Y.T. and Louise Lee Lum Library

  • Original funding to establish the Library
  • Funding to complete retrospective cataloging of The Appraisal Journal articles
  • Grant to obtain Library request management and knowledge base software
  • Grant to obtain the OverDrive eBook software which allows eBook check-out directly from the catalog

Grants to AI chapters for offering “green” education programs

The Appraisal Journal Awards

  • Armstrong/Kahn Award
  • Swango Award
  • Richard U. Ratcliff Award

Appraisal Institute Leadership Development and Advisory Council support

Sponsorship of university outreach and engagement activities

For guidelines and to request a grant application please email or call 312-335-4133.