KPMG Foundation History

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.

1968
Foundation Inception
Matching Gift Program Direct Grants
1974
KPMG Professorships
1976
Research Opportunities in Auditing
1979
Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship
1980
INROADS
Special Grants
1982
Faculty Attendance Program
1985
Research Fellowships
1986
Doctoral Scholarship
Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
1987
Golden Key National Honor Society
1988
Research Opportunities in International Buisiness Information,
Tax Research Opportunities, Faculty Fellowships
1993
Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarships
HBCUs
1994
The PhD Project
LEAD
The PhD Project Accounting Doctoral Students Association
1996
The PhD Project IS Doctoral Students Association
Points of Light Foundation
1997
The PhD Project Finance, Management and Marketing Doctoral Students Associations
SIFE
Minority IS Doctoral Scholarships
Business Measurement Case Development and Research Program
1999
Campus Compact
Business for Social Responsibility
2000
National Involve Program
2005
The PhD Project Association (launched as a Public Charity)
2007
KPMG’s National Audit Case Competition Program (KNACC)
2008
Accounting Doctoral Scholars Program
2011
National Academy Foundation (NAF)
2012
Junior Achievement (JA)