To provide support for Certified Public Managers® and their organizations in achieving educational and professional goals through the contribution of finances, goods and services.
The vision of the Certified Public Manager® Education Foundation (CPMEF) is to cultivate public managers to be their best by providing support for Certified Public Managers® to participate in professional development and education opportunities.
The purpose of this organization shall be to help support and enhance efforts of Certified Public Managers® to attend continuing education from conferences and programs where a number of Certified Public Managers® will be present. The CPMEF shall maintain a relationship with AACPM, but will also assist other CPM organizations when at least 60% of its members are CPMs.
The Foundation’s objectives are to support enhancements to Professional Development Conferences; encouraging financial support and contributions from interested parties and others; providing financial resources for scholarship programs; and related programs that support continuing education for CPMs.