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The Industrial Fabrics Foundation has been the philanthropic voice of the specialty fabrics industry for nearly 20 years. During this time IFF has provided over $300,000 in scholarships for higher education and grants for research, development and industry awareness.

As an industry foundation, IFF brings voices and resources together to advance the specialty fabrics industry. Close strategic alignment with the industry enables the Foundation to share information and support the future of the industry.  IFF can do more through collaboration.  The Foundation's work is guided and focused by a vision and mission which benefits the entire specialty fabric industry. 

To view the Foundation's governing materials, click the Contribute tab.  Please consider giving a donation to support the industry.

IFF Board of Directors

Craig Zola
Herculite Products Inc.
Fort Myers, FL

Vice Chairman
Amy Bircher
MMI Textiles
Rocky River, OH

Charlene Clark
Signature Canvasmakers LLC
Hampton, VA

Robert Rosania, IFM
Ehmke Mfg Co Inc
Philadelphia, PA

Chad Twombly
Herculite Products Inc. 
Winona Lake, IN

Kevin Yonce
Shade Solutions
Tolono, IL

IFF Staff

Steve Schiffman
1801 County Rd B West
Roseville, MN  55113-4061

Managing Director
Christine Gerard 
1801 County Road B West
Roseville, MN 55113-4061

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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

Christine Gerard, Managing Director

1801 County Rd B West

Roseville MN  55113   USA

Phone:  +1 651 225 6926  Fax: +1 651 225 6933