The Forging Foundation Organization

Established in 1961, Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Operating as a “supporting organization” to the FIA, the Foundation’s Mission is to Support the Forging Industry through Technology Development and Education.
All contributions, donations, and gifts to the Forging Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

The Forging Foundation funds industry-relevant research to advance the science of forging and engages students through curriculum, experiential learning, and scholarships to pursue careers in the forging supply chain.
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Forging Foundation Staff

Angela Gibian ([email protected]; 216-781-6260)
Executive Director
All Forging Foundation Operations
   Amanda Dureiko ([email protected]; 216-781-6260)
   Operations & Foundation Development Manager
   Forging Foundation (FIERF); Finkl Scholarship; Women’s Scholarship; Fundraising;
   Forging University; Technical Committee