The AFCEA Educational Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational incentives, opportunities and assistance for people engaged in information management, communications and intelligence efforts and fostering excellence in education particularly in the "hard science" disciplines related to C4ISR.
The mission of the Foundation is to support development of engineers and technical personnel through selective training, scholarships, awards, prizes and grants for educational activities of unique and high value and professional educational programs.
The Foundation actively promotes opportunities for persons from groups under-represented in the fields of its interests.
The components of the AFCEA Educational Foundation's present efforts are:
Revenues from the PDC cover the AFCEA Educational Foundation operating costs. AFCEA International, a non-profit membership association, serves the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence, and global security.
Click here to view the Educational Foundation's Long-Range Strategic Plan.
AFCEA International (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association) supports local chapters, sponsors events, publishes the award-winning SIGNAL Magazine, promotes education, and provides member benefits – all with the purpose of equipping its members to meet government’s challenges and to further their careers. AFCEA and its chapters provide a common ground for learning that is unquestioned in its integrity and unequaled in the reach of its relationships. Over 31,000 members support AFCEA International for the same reason: we help them succeed and enable them to serve.