About Us

  • Steel Bridge ContestFounded in 1994 as the philanthropic arm of the American Society of Civil Engineers, we support programs that enable ASCE to influence the future of the civil engineering profession. During the last twenty-three years, we have provided more than $40 million in total support thanks to your gifts.

    Our Mission

    The ASCE Foundation provides support for ASCE programs that enhance quality of life, promote the profession, advance technical practices, and prepare civil engineers for tomorrow. 

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    What We Fund

    The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. Grants may be distributed to ASCE programs and occasionally to ASCE sections and branches, with the approval of the ASCE Foundation Board of Directors.

    Explore the Programs We Support