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The FICPA Scholarship Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization that works to ensure the integrity and success of the accounting profession in Florida. Established in 1959, FICPA raises scholarship funds for Florida fourth and fifth-year accounting students.

FICPA has provided more than $3 million in scholarships and education programs to support Florida accounting students. Through the generous donations of FICPA members, the Foundation continues to provide more than $200,000 a year in scholarships to assist Florida’s future CPA leaders.

Last year, FICPA Scholarship Foundation awarded more than $150,000 to deserving accounting students. Each of our fundraising events is a fun way for you to contribute to a worthy cause!

29th Annual 1040K Run

 

April 17, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Ronald L. Book Stadium, FIU North Campus
City of North Miami

Cross two finish lines at the 1040K Run – a festive 5K, 10K and Kids’ road races and the tax filing deadline! Run, sponsor or volunteer. All race proceeds fund scholarships for South Florida accounting students in need.

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Learn@Sea Cruise

 

May 7 – 11, 2018
Cruise to Havana, Cuba and Key West
Norwegian Sun® from Port Canaveral

Looking to get the family together? The FICPA Sailfish Chapter’s 4th Annual Learn@Sea Cruise sets sail from May 7-May 11, 2017. Earn up to 6 CPE credit hours as we travel between Port Canaveral; Havana, Cuba and Key West aboard the Norwegian Sun®. Proceeds benefit the FICPA Scholarship Foundation.

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FICPA Scholarship Foundation Suncoast Scramble

 

Image: FICPA Educational Foundation Suncoast Scramble Golf TournamentFriday, May 5, 2017
East Lake Woodlands Country Club
Oldsmar, Fla.

The FICPA Scholarship Foundation Suncoast Scramble raises scholarship funds for Florida fourth and fifth-year accounting students. With the help of our sponsors, the Suncoast Scramble has a goal of raising $20,000 to provide deserving accounting students with scholarships.

The Suncoast Scramble takes place at East Lake Woodlands Country Club in Oldsmar. The Suncoast Scramble combines the effort and support from our sponsors, the FICPA Suncoast Chapter, the Board of Trustees of the FICPA Scholarship Foundation and other local chapter officers and leaders.

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The 10th Annual Ocean Reef Family Retreat

 

July 26 – 29, 2018
Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo

Our Ocean Reef Retreat is a casual event with a golf tournament, cocktail parties, and a moonlight beach luau. It's all designed to promote the CPA profession, increase awareness and support of the FICPA Scholarship Foundation, and encourage attendees and their families to get to know each other.

Sponsor or join us at this great event to benefit the FICPA Scholarship Foundation! You can also become a player or become a sponsor of the golf tournament. 2018 details coming soon! 

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Ocean Reef Golf Tournament

 

July 27, 2018
Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo

The tournament format will be an 18-hole, four-person golf scramble – each player hits a shot and the best shot is selected each time until the ball is holed. This allows for golfers of all skill levels to enjoy this beautiful golf course.

You can become a player or become a sponsor of the golf tournament. 2018 details coming soon!

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Jeans for Scholarships

 

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Florida Accounting Firms and Accounting Professionals

Florida accounting firms can promote “Jeans for Scholarships” and schedule a casual jeans day. Suggested contributions to the scholarship fund are $5 and $10 for individuals and can be matched by the organization, institution or firm. Proceeds go to the FICPA Scholarship Foundation to help provide scholarships to deserving accounting students. Firms that become official "Scholarship Wranglers" are listed as official sponsors on the FICPA website.

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The FICPA Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible of the fullest extent of the law.

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