• To advance education and research in fashion design, technology, and business and related industries.

  • To serve as an international forum for the exchange of ideas and collaborative research and development in fashion design, technology and business and related industries.

  • To promote the interest of students of member institutions by involving them in the activities of the Foundation.

  • To foster the development of fashion and related industries internationally.

  • To conduct all such business as may be necessary for the pursuit of its mission, including but not limited to, developing and undertaking programs and activities which effectively utilize the resources of member institutions.