Internship / Apprenticeship Fund


A new talent, employee training fund from the Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF)

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) newest initiative is to encourage the industrial fabrics industry to develop talent pathways and opportunities to train new employees by directly empowering IFAI member companies through grant funding. Awarded to IFAI member companies in good standing, these funds will provide support for internships and new talent trainees seeking to enter the industrial fabrics industry. Awarded funds will be valid for one year and range in value from $500 – $2,000.

Application and Guidelines

IFF Vision

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) exists to nurture the Greater Good within our industry by supporting education, innovation and philanthropy. IFF envisions a strong and growing textile industry that attracts students, a robust workforce, innovative products and companies that understand the importance of giving back to their communities and society.


Thank you immensely for your generous scholarship, as it is providing me with not only financial, but also emotional support, which greatly strengthens my confidence in achieving my future career goals.

— Holland “Allie” Downs, 2017 IFF Don Williams Scholarship Recipient

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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

The Industrial Fabrics Association International is the official fundraising partner of IFF