FIG Foundation - Building a Sustainable Future

How can I contribute?

Do you as a company, association, institution, surveyors’ group or individual person want to be part of building a sustainable future for the surveying profession together with the FIG Foundation?

Then get inspired of how to contribute or contact us for a talk about which type of donation could be the right solution for you.

You gain from donating

By donating to the FIG Foundation, you gain in many ways:

  • Showing your social responsibility, most donations support developing countries
  • Receiving positive perception by others by letting them know of your involvement with the FIG Foundation in your company profile and publications
  • Showing your professional commitment by supporting the continual development of the surveying profession worldwide

Additionally, in many countries the donations are tax deductable

How to Contribute

 Contributing to FIG Foundation must be simple and easy. All donations are appreciated whether small or large. FIG Foundation receives contributions spanning from a few EUROs and to larger amounts.

Here are some examples of larger donations:

  • Donations will be recognised by a plaque or a certificate of different categories reflecting the sum of donation as follows:.
    • platinum plaque EUR/US$ 10,000
    • gold plaque EUR/US$ 5,000
    • bronze plaque US$ 1,000
  • Donations to support specific projects or offering scholarships. Donors and Benefactors may use the FIG Foundation logo to promote their project donations or scholarships.
  • Voluntary donation when registering for FIG events.
  • Attending social functions such as the FIG Foundation Dinners held during every FIG Congress, Working Week and other events.
  • Building a Sustainable Future with FIG Foundation

    FIG Foundation - for a sustainable future for surveyors

    FIG Foundation raises funds to secure a sustainable future for surveyors. Donations finance educational and capacity building projects and scholarships, especially in developing countries and countries in transition, and to encourage research into all disciplines of surveying and to disseminate the results of that research.

    Together with FIG Foundation you have the possibility of building a sustainable future securing:

    • Grants and scholarships to projects, for instance to develop curricula for surveying
      education, training and capacity building, especially in developing countries
    • Encourage research into all disciplines of surveying and to disseminate the results
      of that research
    • Promote high standards of education and training for surveyors and to facilitate
      continuing professional development
    • Educate people in the disciplines of surveying, particularly in developing countries
      and countries in transition
    • Promote the use of distance learning, networking, eLearning and knowledge management
      if surveying education and continuing professional development
    • Promote the exchange of surveying personnel for greater understanding of all facets
      of the profession of surveying
    • To support by seed funding conferences, meetings of young surveyors and similar
      events in cooperation with international agencies such as the United Nations

    Payment by credit card

    If you want to pay by credit card we have made it easy for you.
    Go to the online credit card payment form

    Bank information

    Donations to the FIG Foundation can be made to the Foundation's bank account in Denmark. For account details  (USD account, EUR account, DKK account) please contact the FIG office, email:



    ...a one page grant
    ...a grant proposal


    The Stories of the Recipients

    Meet the FIG Foundation supported recipients - learn how the FIG Foundation grant helped them to establish long term contacts, gain valuable knowledge and enabled them to make a difference in their home countries