RSM US Foundation
In 2014, our firm laid the footings of a giving strategy that is designed to be compelling to our people, our clients and our markets while enhancing our longstanding support of the communities where we live and work. The result is the RSM US Foundation.
A tax-exempt public charity, our firm's foundation is dedicated to building tomorrow's middle market leaders by:
- Enhancing educational outcomes through programs for individuals to have career paths to become entrepreneurs or middle market business leaders, and/or
- Supporting organizations committed to providing more stable environments for youth in the areas of hunger, housing and health, which will help them excel in education
Our firm leaders participated in the foundation's inaugural event, a charitable 5K that raised more than $150,000 to support childhood nutrition programs at Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas. The second 5K run, held as part of RSM’s biennial owners meeting in 2017, raised $225,000 for Boys and Girls Clubs, Fold of Honor, Girl Scouts of the USA, Teach for America and Three Square Food Bank. Our foundation also offers employees of RSM US and its affiliates a Dollars for Doers program and provides additional financial support for Birdies Fore Love.
Dollars for Doers
Recognizing that RSM people love to give of their time to help others, the foundation launched Dollars for Doers to match employees’ direct volunteer time with dollars for charities that align with its mission. Our foundation provides grants matching individual employee volunteerism and volunteer events that are aligned with RSM’s conferences and RSM Volunteer Day.
Power Your Education Scholarship Program
Every day RSM professionals deliver The Power of Being Understood® to today's middle market leaders, globally. We’re proud to support students—the leaders of tomorrow—through our national scholarship program, granting 10 students with $10,000 scholarships and an invitation to participate in RSM's externship program.
Apply for the 2018 Power Your Education Scholarship Program Jan. 10-Feb. 28, 2018 and view the 2017 winners.
Wilfred H. Heitritter Excellence in Tax Fund
RSM's stewardship value calls for us to give back to our profession and provide support for the next generation of professionals. To honor a long-time colleague and friend, the RSM US Foundation established the Wilfred H. Heitritter Excellence in Tax Fund at the University of Iowa. The fund honors the significant contributions and leadership of the late RSM Partner Bill Heitritter.
Our foundation matches partner donations of up to $5,000, up to a maximum of $25,000. Annual income from the fund will provide support to accounting students at the University of Iowa who participate in a competition in which universities send teams of five people to an off-campus site to develop solutions to complicated tax problems.
RSM Announces $1M University of Northern Iowa Chaired Professorship
RSM is pleased to announce the formation of a $1 million chaired professorship at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) to enable the university to continue to attract and retain high-quality educators. Learn more details here.
How can we help you?
To discuss how our team can help, contact us by phone 800.274.3978 or
The RSM US Foundation is focused on supporting current programs, including Dollars for Doers, RSM’s Birdies Fore Love and RSM Volunteer Day. We are not accepting grant requests outside these programs at this time.
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