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Appraisal Foundation

The Appraisal Foundation a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of professional valuation, was established by the appraisal profession in the United States in 1987.

The ASC is authorized by Title XI to make grants in such amounts as it deems appropriate to the Appraisal Foundation, to help defray those costs of the Foundation relating to the activities of its Appraisal Standards and Appraiser Qualifications Boards.  

See Appraisal Foundation website information on the following:


    • how to obtain a copy of USPAP, as well as questions and answers related to USPAP;

    • appraiser qualification criteria (AQB Criteria);

    • periodic electronic publications for State regulators

    • descriptions of current Foundation initiatives.


To view and/or comment on current and past AQB and ASB exposure drafts please go to: