IDEC Foundation Projects & Funds
Graduate Scholars Fund
- Anna Brightman/Journal of Interior Design Fund
Created with a bequest from the estate of Anna Brightman. Earnings subsidize the enhancement and expansion of the Journal of Interior Design.
- Wilhemina Boldt Speakers Funds
Created with a bequest from the estate of Wilhemina Boldt. Earnings subsidize internationally recognized speakers to address the Annual Conference.
- Polsky/Fixtures Furniture/IDEC Fund
Created through a donation by Fixtures Furniture with matching funds contributed by IDEC to provide grants for graduate students and faculty performing research and developing innovative teaching methods in the field of interior design.
- Carole Price Shanis Scholarship Award
This endowment, created through a donation by Carole Price Shanis, provides scholarships to faculty or practitioners with a degree from a recognized program in interior design, for the purpose of returning to school to advance their education.
- IDEC/Polsky Family Supporting Fund (PFSF)
A donation by the Norman and Elaine Polsky Family Supporting Foundation with matching funds contributed by IDEC to provide funds for the goals specified in the PSFS/IDECF Agreement or to serve the mission of the Interior Design Educators Council.
The purpose of the program is to encourage professional development of architecture and design faculty, allowing them to augment their knowledge of universal design as well as to focus on how to best convey their expertise in the teaching of universal design to students. Fellowship recipients attend a five day experiential workshop at Cynthia Leibrock’s Green Mountain Ranch located in Livermore, Colorado. View the submission requirements.