Foundation History

The KPMG Foundation was created in 1968 to support quality education in accounting, specifically through its Matching Gift Program. Over the years, the Foundation has provided support and direction to a number of initiatives which have greatly impacted business higher education. This list highlights those programs, many of which are still supported by the Foundation.

1968Foundation Inception
Matching Gift Program Direct Grants

1974KPMG Professorships

1976Research Opportunities in Auditing

1979Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship

Special Grants

1982Faculty Attendance Program

1985Research Fellowships

1986Doctoral Scholarship
Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

1987Golden Key National Honor Society

1988Research Opportunities in International Buisiness Information,
Tax Research Opportunities, Faculty Fellowships

1993Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarships

1994The PhD Project
The PhD Project Accounting Doctoral Students Association

1996The PhD Project IS Doctoral Students Association
Points of Light Foundation

1997The PhD Project Finance, Management and Marketing Doctoral Students Associations
Minority IS Doctoral Scholarships
Business Measurement Case Development and Research Program

1999Campus Compact
Business for Social Responsibility

2000National Involve Program

2005The PhD Project Association (launched as a Public Charity)

2007KPMG's National Audit Case Competition Program (KNACC)

2008Accounting Doctoral Scholars Program

2011National Academy Foundation (NAF)

2012Junior Achievement (JA)