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Internal Audit…Timely. Relevant. Insightful.

Internal Audit Foundation
Internal Audit…Timely. Relevant. Insightful.

As an internal audit professional, you want to become known as the trusted adviser within your sphere of influence. But the challenge to stay ahead of ever-changing regulations and keep abreast of best practices can be daunting.

At the Internal Audit Foundation, we exist to help audit leaders, practitioners, students, and academics experience continuous growth in their careers to propel them to become respected as trusted advisers as well as thought leaders within the industry.

For the last four decades, our former name — The IIA Research Foundation — was synonymous with research, knowledge, and insights into the profession. But we are more than research. Relying solely on the generous donations of our contributors and sponsors, we chose our new name to reflect and capture the essence of why we exist and what we want to accomplish.

Like you, we’re constantly evolving to meet the demands of our stakeholders. Learn more about the Foundation.

Take a sneak peek at the video below to learn more about what the Foundation can do for you and your profession.

Research Education & Careers Bookstore


Sponsoring, conducting, and delivering knowledge that shapes the profession and practitioners globally.

Student Resources

Aligning and partnering with colleges and universities to supply programs, grants, and scholarships.


Hundreds of titles and research papers offering timely thought leadership and career development.

Support the Foundation

Support the Foundation

As a not-for-profit foundation, solely supported by donations, the Foundation relies on contributions to strengthen its global awareness goals — to advance the internal audit profession, and its practitioners and students. Learn how you can support our expansive bookstore, grants and awards, academic programs, and research projects.



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