SEAOC Foundation

The SEAOC Foundation is a public charity dedicated to facilitating the funding of Member Organization scholarships as well as research and technical publications.

SEAOC Foundation Research Initiative: 2016 Proposal Solicitation

The SEAOC Foundation Research Initiative is intended to provide financial support for innovative projects that will serve SEAOC and its members through initiatives that improve and promote structural engineering practice.  As outlined below, the scope of possible initiatives is broad with the goal of soliciting creative project proposals from SEAOC members.  Subject to the availability of resources and the quality of proposals, the Foundation expects to fund one or more projects per year, through one-year grants with funding up to $5,000 per project. 

Click here to learn more about the SEAOC Foundation Research Initiative as well as the proposal requirements.

The SEAOC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to protecting the public through supporting education and research in the field of structural engineering.  2015 Board members include Chair Dick Dreyer (SEAONC), Vice Chair Jeff Haight (SEAOSC), Treasurer John Weninger (SEAOCC), Mike West (SEAOSD), Michael Cochran (at large), Ryan Kersting and Don Schinske (ex-officio). Please contact the SEAOC office with questions or to make a tax-deductible donation.

Thank you to the SEAOC Foundation 2014 Donors


  • Club Curry


  • Kim Sera
  • Joyce Fuss
  • Teresa Baughman
  • April Buchberger & Max Marchol
  • Advanced Structural Designs, Inc.
  • Sean Hallet & Kim Scott-Hallet
  • Buehler & Buehler Structural Engineers, Inc.
  • Fred Turner; Parish Hanson, Inc.
  • John Raney
  • John Weninger
  • Steven P. Freitas

College of Fellows:  

  • John Coil (SEAOSC)