AASV Foundation news

AASV Foundation requests research proposals

As part of its planned annual schedule, the AASV Foundation seeks research proposals for funding in 2006. Up to $12,000 will be disbursed, with a maximum of $6000 ($US) awarded per project. Proposals are due January 31, 2006. The selection and announcement of projects for funding will take place in March.

Proposed research must fit into one of the five action areas stated in the AASV Foundation mission.

Proposals must also contain the following:

  • 1. Identificationof the issue
  • 2. Background information
  • 3. Description of the project
  • 4. Timeline
  • 5. Budget
  • 6. Plan to apply results for maximum return to swine veterinarians, veterinary students, or both

No project timeline is to exceed 12 months. A final report will be due within 60 days of stated project completion. For more information, or to submit a proposal, contact:

AASV Foundation 902 1st Avenue Perry, IA 50220 Tel: 515-465-5255; Fax: 515-465-3832 E-mail: aasv@aasv.org.

AASV Foundation mission

The mission of the AASV Foundation is to empower swine veterinarians to achieve a higher level of personal and professional effectiveness by:

  • Enhancing the image of the swine veterinary profession,
  • Supporting the development and scholarship of students and veterinarians interested in the swine industry,
  • Addressing long-range issues of the profession,
  • Supporting faculty and promoting excellence in the teaching of swine health and production, and
  • Funding research with direct application to the profession.

Auctioneer's gavelAASV Foundation to host auctions

With the support of our swine industry partners, the AASV Foundation will hold a silent auction fundraiser on Monday, March 6 at the AASV Annual Meeting in Kansas City

Take advantage of the opportunity to visit the commercial tech tables exhibits, and while you're there, place a bid on the variety of auction items on display. The generosity of our industry partners combined with your bid will support the AASV Foundation in its continuing effort to benefit the swine veterinary profession!

Then, don't miss the excitement of the live auction during the AASV awards banquet Monday evening. Your participation will help the AASV Foundation "Ensure our future ... Create a legacy"