Alliances and Partnerships

      ARMA International maintains formal relationships with the following organizations in its effort to further the education and advancement of information management professionals worldwide.

      ARMA International Educational Foundation
      ARMA International launched the Foundation in 1997 to help provide funding for educational opportunities and instruction, scientific research, and grants and scholarships. Visit their Web site at for more information about the Foundation and opportunities to support their work.

      International Council of Archivists (ICA)
      ICA, the professional association for the world archival community, is dedicated to the advancement of archives worldwide. ARMA International participates on various committees and programs sponsored by ICA. This alliance is critical to ARMA's efforts to reach information management professionals around the world. Learn more about ICA at

      Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM)
      The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) is an international certifying organization of and for professional records and information managers. Incorporated in 1975, the ICRM develops and administers the program for professional certification of records managers, including certification examinations and a certification maintenance program. The ICRM serves as the official certifying body for ARMA International and the Nuclear Information and Records Management Association. Visit their Web site at for more information.

      Society of American Archivists (SAA)
      ARMA International and Society of American Archivists (SAA) have long worked together to educate their respective information management-related members. This is facilitated by the efforts of the ARMA/SAA Joint Committee. The committee specifically seeks to (1) share talent and resources between both professions and associations; (2) identify common issues, interests, and concerns; (3) identify resources and common strategies to meet common issues and interests; (4) improve the professional standing of their relative members; (5) bridge differences between the two professions; and (6) facilitate joint action and communication to the mutual benefit of both professions and organizations. More information about SAA is available at View the Statement of Joint Purpose and Cooperation between ARMA and SAA.


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