WHERE IT GOES
Contributions to the endowment provide the core of PAVE's funding to support a wide range of programs and services for students and educational institutions.
Building the endowment strengthens PAVE's financial base for the future and assures that deserving students—today and in future generations—will receive much-needed support.
Contributions to the endowment are a permanent investment in the future of our industry, helping to provide grants and financial aid to deserving students as well as funding to help colleges and universities enhance the quality of programs and services for students entering into careers in the retail design and planning, visual merchandising, and interior design industries.
IN THE PAST 5 YEARS,
YOU HAVE HELPED PAVE...
Award Students over $210,900 in Scholarships, Grants, and Awards
Award Educators and Schools over $9,000 in Awards and Grants
Sponsored Student and Educator travel to EuroShop, IRDC, design:retail forum, NRF, GlobalShop, the PAVE Gala, Market Week, and other industry events.
The statistics reported above are representative of 2017- October 2022
“I just want to express how thankful I am to have been awarded the PAVE Scholarship and to have been given the opportunity to meet the wonderful employees at Bergmeyer. I learned a lot, had a lot of fun, and am excited to go forward with all the advice, positivity, and takeaways I gained from this experience.”
- Sarah Hill, University of Oregon
2019 Bergmeyer Scholarship & Virtual Experience Recipient