Advancing the understanding, safe use, and positive impact of chemistry to society.

The Foundation for Chemistry Research and Initiatives (Foundation), is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization established by the American Chemistry Council (ACC). Through partnerships with academia, research institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and private corporations, the Foundation supports scientific research on various chemistries; the development of training programs for the safe use and application of products; and programs demonstrating chemistry’s contribution and benefits to society.

The Foundation was established in 1995 as the Research Foundation for Health and Environmental Effects (RFHEE).

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