FBAA Foundation, Inc
Fashion Business Association of America Foundation, Inc. is an independent tax-exempt charitable organization under Section a § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code supporting education within the creative arts. As a not-for-profit organization, the entity was formed to generate funds and accept corporate and private contributions for charitable and industry initiatives. The FBAA Foundation’s mission is to raise scholarship funds to benefit a juried selection of emerging designers with mentoring, internships, and cash awards to help establish their companies and position their growth in the American market.
The FBAA Foundation also works to advance the status of fashion design as a branch of art and culture; to raise artistic and professional standards and to promote appreciation of the fashion and creative arts through leadership and quality programming for its members. The FBAA Foundation with its strategic partners and business alliances are committed to nurturing the development of emerging international brands through educational initiatives providing information, support and resources, and to guide them through the process of entering the American market.