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

A Curling Tournament will be held in the afternoon on October 13, 2014 at the Four Seasons Curling Club in Blaine, MN. This event is hosted by IFF in advance of the IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textile Expo in Minneapolis, MN. For more information on the Curling Tournament check out the events section!

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.

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

The 2013 fundraising events brought in $27,000! Thank you to all of our generous sponsors and event participants!


Entries are now closed! Recipients will be announced early fall.

Thank you to all who applied!

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) awards several scholarships each year to students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or technical schools. 

2014 Innovation Award

Congratulations to Norafin (Americas) Inc. of Asheville, N.C. on being the recipient of the 2014 IFF Innovation Award for their project called Norafin Komanda.

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.

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