Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) will grant funds for research and scholarships; educate the public and provide information regarding specialty fabrics; and engage in other charitable educational activities approved by the IFF Board of Directors.  The Foundation envisions a well-educated workforce, with the knowledge and skills to bring quality, innovation, and growth to the specialty textiles industry.

IFF Events at IFAI Expo

Join us for the IFF Golf Tournament on October 6th, 2015 at Balck Gold Golf Club. Enjoy a friendly Scramble with other industry professionals at the foothills of Yorba Linda, CA.

For more information on IFAI Expos visit: ifaiexpo.com

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation sponsors several fund-raising events annually to support the important work of the Foundation. Funds raised through these events are used to enhance the Endowment which supports the scholarships and grants made by the Foundation.

The 2014 fundraising events brought in $32,000! Thank you to all of our generous sponsors and event participants!

Consider sponsoring or donating. Your help is needed and appreciated.


Applications are now closed

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) awards several scholarships each year to students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or technical schools.  The applications are available each January with the submission deadline in June for use in the following school year.  Scholarships are paid directly to the students’ schools for fall semester tuition.  The IFF Board of Directors holds responsibility for application review and scholarship awards. 

2015 Innovation Award

Entries are now closed

The IFF Innovation Award encourages companies around the globe to weave tomorrow's ideas into the fabrics of today. IFF wants to share your story, from innovative concept to inspired product. Enter your project today and begin receiving the recognition you deserve for your boundless imagination.

Winners will be featured at this year's IFAI Expo in Anaheim, California, visible to thousands of members of the fabric industry.

Today's imagination, tomorrow's inspiration.

The winner will receive: 

$5,000 and recognition as a top innovator in IFAI publications and at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo.

2014 IFF Innovation Award Winner:
Norfin (Americas) Inc. of Asheville, N.C. with project called Norafin Komanda

Read more about the winners in Specialty Fabrics Review magazine.

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) is the non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of the industrial fabrics industry,
dedicated to education and research in specialty fabrics. 

Industrial Fabrics Foundation

Linden Wicklund, Managing Director

1801 County Rd B West

Roseville MN  55113   USA

Phone:  +1 651 225 6920  Fax:  +1 651 631 9334

Email:  llwicklund@ifai.com