The ASLA Fund is the 501(c)3 charitable foundation of the ASLA.  Its mission is to expand the body of knowledge of the landscape architecture profession, promote the values of landscape architecture, and increase public understanding of environmental and land-use issues and principles.

The ASLA Fund is supported by the tax-deductible contributions of ASLA members, firms, and individuals who share the ASLA Fund’s commitment to careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environment.

ASLA’s chapter trustees are voting members of the ASLA Fund. ASLA’s elected officers are also elected each year to serve as the Board of Directors of the ASLA Fund. ASLA’s executive vice president serves as its president, and the chair of the ASLA Fund Board of Directors is the immediate past-president of ASLA.

Programs that fall under the umbrella of the ASLA Fund include:

  • Education Programs 
  • Professional Practice Library
  • Honors & Awards
  • Career Discovery

Current special projects include the construction of the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture; ASLA's Chinatown Green Street Project; research and public education on the ASLA headquarters green roof; the public education and awareness content of; a study of the economic impact of the profession; and the ASLA prints and drawings collection.

Please help the ASLA Fund put the values of landscape architecture into action by making your contribution today at For additional information on contributing to the ASLA Fund, please contact Ron Sears, Director of Stakeholder Relations and Resource Development, at 202-216-2369 or