American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


Council for Accreditation Research Grant

The AAFCS Council for Accreditation announces the availability of a $5,000 research grant to examine the perceived value of AAFCS accreditation.  The Council for Accreditation continually assesses its criteria and procedures to ensure that that the accreditation process is rigorous, current, and represents the mission of AAFCS and the profession.

As part of this ongoing assessment and service to member institutions, the Council for Accreditation is seeking proposals to conduct research to assess the perceived value of AAFCS accreditation.

Access the Grant Guidelines

Access the Grant Application

Access Accreditation Documents for Undergraduate Programs in Family and Consumer Sciences.  2010 Edition

Deadline for proposals is March 31, 2014.   

For further information contact Carol L. Anderson ( or Alice Spangler (


Accreditation Program Support

Carol Anderson, CFCS, Director of Accreditation 
1-800-424-8080 or 703-636-7640

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