Events That Bring Communities Together
The FICPA Scholarship Foundation hosts events around the state that directly benefit our mission. Through social events, family retreats, charity fundraisers, and more, we bring the community together to make an impact for the future of the accounting and finance profession.
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31st Annual 1040K Run Canceled
March 29, 2020 | Las Olas Centre, Downtown Ft. Lauderdale
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.
Learn@Sea Cruise Canceled
May 1-4, 2020
Cruise to the Caribbean.
Mariner of the Seas from Orlando’s Port Canaveral.
Take a break from that nine-to-five grind on the boldest Caribbean getaway ever – sailing from Orlando’s Port Canaveral. The FICPA Sailfish Chapter’s 6th Annual Learn@Sea Cruise sets sail from May 1-May 4, 2020. Earn up to 4 CPE credit hours as we cruise to the Caribbean on the Mariner of the Seas. Proceeds benefit the FICPA Scholarship Foundation.
A Day at the Races Canceled
May 1, 2020
Tampa Bay Downs
Tax season is over! Join us at Tampa Bay Downs the day before the Kentucky Derby for a fun day to unwind or entertain your clients, employees, and friends.
FICPA 15th Annual Scholarship Foundation Suncoast Scramble
May 1, 2020 NEW DATE: June 4, 2020
East Lake Woodlands Country Club
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.
The 12th Annual Ocean Reef Family Retreat
July 23 - 26, 2020
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 to 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 sponsor of the golf tournament.
Ocean Reef Golf Tournament
July 24, 2020
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.
3rd Annual Tampa Bay Scholarship Night
A night to celebrate Young CPA’s and accounting students. Walk the red carpet and celebrate our Accounting Scholarship Recipients while we raise money to grant additional scholarships for the next year.
Jeans for Scholarships
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.
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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