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The mission of the Natural Stone Foundation is to create, fund and/or support programs that directly educate the architecture and design community, consumers and industry professionals about the features and benefits of natural stone.



A world where everyone understands the features and benefits of using natural stone.



The Foundation was established in 2018.  It is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, public charity and is governed by a board of trustees.

Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law and support the mission and programs of the Foundation. Financial support comes from individual donors, stone organizations, and corporations/foundations.

Some examples of the various programs supported by the Foundation include:  Natural Stone Scholarship, Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship, Women in Stone Mentorship Program, various natural stone study tours, and countless educational articles published on www.usenaturalstone.org.

Learn more at www.usenaturalstone.org/foundation or by calling Jim Hieb at 440-250-9222.