ACI Foundation

Mission: The ACI Foundation promotes progress, innovation, and collaboration in the concrete industry through strategic investments in research, scholarships, and ideas.

Vision: Advancing the world through innovative concrete solutions.

Our volunteers and staff work to further our fundamental tenet - getting knowledge into practice.

Support the Richard D. Stehly Memorial Fellowship

Join ACI’s President, Jeff Coleman, in supporting the continuation of the Richard D. Stehly Memorial Fellowship. By donating, you will financially help one of the best and brightest students pursue higher education in the concrete industry. To keep this Fellowship available, donate now!

Making an Impact

Thanks to our scholarship and fellowship donors, many students like Nancy Kachouh have been able to achieve their career goals and positively change their communities. You can read Kachouh's full story by clicking here.

CMEC Veterans Rebate for ACI Certification

The ACI Foundation administers rebates to U.S. military veterans who obtain ACI Certification. Click here to read more and apply!

Concrete Research Council

The Concrete Research Council advances the knowledge and sustainable aspects of concrete materials, construction, and structures by soliciting, selecting, financing, and publishing research.

Strategic Development Council

The Strategic Development Council brings together all facets of the concrete industry to facilitate the advancement of concrete technology.

Scholarship Council

The Scholarship Council supports our future concrete innovators and leaders by administering fellowships and scholarships to help bridge the financial gap for students.

Concrete Legacy Society

The Legacy Society is for planned giving.



The ACI Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Concrete Institute.

Help Fund Our Mission

The ACI Foundation awards more than $200,000 annually to students to both further their studies, and which provides professional exposure to the concrete industry and ACI by funding their travel to attend a number of ACI Concrete Convention and Expositions.

Further, the ACI Foundation approved over $457,000 in grant funding for eight research projects in 2020. "Together, we are making a difference!" -Aleksandra Radlinksa, CRC Chair

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