Mission: To develop and provide educational materials and learning aids to members in the industry and consuming public and to provide educational scholarships to individuals entering the heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration industry.
Programs: The hardi foundation paid the indian river consulting group for a groundbreaking research project. The project focuses on distributors role in demand creation and answering pressing real-world issues with urgent financial implications such as: the roi of distributor channels, go-to- market strategies, channel compensation and more.
the hardi foundation in conjunction with texas a&m university provided funding for a sales and marketing optimization research consortium. The foundation hosted an education seminar for members that addressed the findings of the texas a&m funded project.
funds are sumbitted to the university of industrial distribution (uid) for the david m. Lawson scholarship provided to 2 members of the industry for continued education in 2014. A written report was required to provide insight to the industry and their unique qualifications. This scholarship helps pay for the uid event.