The Visual Resources Association Foundation

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) strives to strengthen the visual resources field by increasing public and professional awareness of visual information management, while advocating for the value of images and visual media in the teaching and learning environment.

The Foundation advances scholarship and research:

  • image collections
  • technology
  • metadata
  • visual literacy
  • copyright

The Foundation supports educational activities:

  • instructional tools
  • regional workshops
  • online learning
  • advocacy materials

The Foundation improves outreach to the community:

  • intellectual property rights
  • best practices
  • dissemination of digital images
  • public access to visual resources information

News & Events

  • 2014-2015 VRA Foundation Project Grant Winners Named

    The Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association Foundation is pleased to announce the presentation of its 2014 VRAF Project Grants to Matthias Arnold of the University of Heidelberg, and Krystle Kelley of the University of Colorado Boulder.

  • VRA Foundation Announces 2014 Professional Development Grant Winners

    The Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association Foundation is pleased to announce the presentation of its 2014 VRAF Professional Development Grants to Mark Pompelia of the Rhode Island School of Design, and Courtney Baron, of the University of Georgia.

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