The PMI Educational Foundation

Enabling the Next Generation through Project Management

Our mission is to empower young people to unlock their potential through project management, benefiting both their personal and academic journeys.

James R Snyder

In Memory of James R. Snyder (1938 - 2024)

Co-Founder of PMI, PMI Fellow

In lieu of flowers, the Snyder Family kindly requests donations to the PMI Educational Foundation. By supporting this cause, we honor Jim’s commitment to advancing project management and nurturing future project leaders in the field. Together, we continue his legacy of empowerment and education.

We invite you to share in our community’s memories of Jim by visiting his memorial page and guestbook here.

Thank you for your generosity during this time of remembrance.


PMIEF – Enabling Youth Through Project Management

How Your Donation Makes a Difference

Your donation to PMIEF positively impacts youth worldwide—learn how through testimonials from students and our global non-profit partners.

Partner Stories

Childrens International

Children International

Watch the impact of our partnership with Children International, which empowered over 18,000 youth worldwide with project management skills to become change agents in their communities –and resulted in 120 impactful community service projects that fostered civic engagement and social responsibility.

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Formula 1 in Schools

Learn how our multi-year partnership is empowering the next generation of project leaders with F1 in Schools, focusing on STEM based projects and learning opportunities while teaching project management as a life skill.

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Special Olympics Ukraine

Special Olympics Ukraine

Special Olympics CEO Mary Davis shares how our grant played a crucial role in rebuilding the Special Olympics Ukraine team. The resilience of the student athletes together with our support helped enable the team to participate in the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin.

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Hear from PMIEF’s Partners

Andrew Denford

Since bringing in PMIEF and project management into the program, Formula 1 in Schools has made it much more available worldwide as a fundamental part of the STEM process.

CEO, F1 in Schools

Simi Nwogugu

The partnership with the PMI Educational Foundation has had a tremendous impact on JA Africa. Our students have learned project management principles are important for all aspects of life. Our experience with PIMEF has been fantastic

CEO, JA Africa

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