ASABE Foundation


Leaders and innovators, agricultural and biological engineers (ABEs) are ALL IN on shaping the future of our shared environment. Every day, their ideas and advancements address the rising challenges facing humanity. The ASABE Foundation has been ALL IN to support ABEs in this critical work by supporting and promoting science-based engineering and technology solutions to create a sustainable world with abundant food, water, energy, and a healthy environment.

With your support, the Foundation is in a strong position to truly make a difference across the globe through the support of ASABE initiatives, awards, student design competitions, scholarships, and humanitarian outreach.

ALL IN at the Annual International Meeting

During AIM in Detroit this July 29 - August 1, several planned activities give members and guests the opportunity to enjoy networking and have fun while supporting the Foundation at the same time. This year, your participation helps to raise money for the KEYS Fund. Through your participation in Foundation activities at the annual international meeting.

  • Students build leadership skills to achieve career excellence.
  • Youth develop core competencies through Society competitions & contests.
  • Projects benefiting under-served groups showcase knowledge & skills of ABEs.

Be sure to add these events to your meeting registration! 

Gale Holloway Memorial Golf Outing
Sunday, July 29, 8:00am tee time
$110 includes green fees, cart rental & lunch. 

Enjoy a nice morning on one of Detroit’s hidden gems, the Rouge Park Golf Course. The tranquil setting boasts an abundance of wildlife, making you completely forget you're in the city. The golf course was carved from rolling hills and includes the winding Rouge River. The difficulty of the course is balanced by the wide, player-friendly fairways. Participants do not have to be skilled golfers as our rules allow for and encourage contributions to improve scores. 

golf outing


ASABE Foundation Silent Auction and Raffle
Sunday, July 29 through Tuesday, July 31
Cobo Convention Center

The Auction encourages random meetings of wine and beer connoisseurs, old and new college alumni, arts and crafts lovers, tractor collectors, travel enthusiasts, and those a bent toward philanthropy. Begin at the Welcome Reception, bid on items or take advantage of the “buy-it-now” option. Interested in donating items for the auction? Here's a list of suggested items. Please contact Joann McQuone for more information.

ASABE Foundation Dinner
Detroit Princess Riverboat
Tuesday, July 31, 6:30-9:30pm
$130 for non-students; $100 for students. Includes transportation and dinner.

This is THE social event for good conversation, food, drink, and entertainment—the best AIM opportunity to mingle outside of your usual circles. Come network with fellow ASABEers, and help support the Foundation! Following dinner, featured speaker Victoria Pebbles, Program Director for Great Lakes Commission, will discuss the threats and challenges facing our water resources, specifically, the Great Lakes. Many thanks to our Foundation dinner sponsor CNH Industrial.