The Foundation relies on contributions from individuals and companies in the concrete masonry and hardscape industry. These contributions allow the Foundation to continue the vital work of advancing the education programs and research initiatives that are paving the way for the industry’s future.

Our members believe the work of the Foundation and invite all to leave your personal mark on this great mission to support and secure the future of our industry. There are many contribution levels available to match the complete array of support capabilities.


Cornerstone Society

The concrete masonry and hardscape industry was founded by individuals and their families. It is their talent, commitment, initiative and leadership that has resulted in decades of industry growth. The Cornerstone Society was created to honor those individuals making personal pledges to support the work of the Foundation.

Max Hunt Club

The NCMA Education and Research Foundation created the Max Hunt Club within the Foundation to honor the memory and contributions of Max Hunt. Max was great supporter of advancing the concrete masonry industry through the Foundation, including service as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. The Max Hunt Club is intended to recognize those that provide personal contributions to the Foundation at an elite level over and above the existing Cornerstone Society.

John and Marlene Heslip Scholarship Fund

The John and Marlene Heslip Scholarship Fund for architectural students was introduced to honor the Heslips for their years of involvement in the association. The scholarship awards $2,500 semi-annually to full-time students pursuing an architecture undergraduate or graduate degree at a college or university in the United States and Canada.

Paul and Helen Lenchuk Scholarship Fund

The Paul and Helen Lenchuk Scholarship Fund was established in 1988 through donations to commemorate the Lenchuks’ commitment to growing and advancing the concrete masonry industry. This scholarship is awarded to a master’s degree student performing research in the field of concrete masonry research under the supervision of a professor at an accredited university.

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