The ICCFA provides scholarships through the ICCFA Educational Foundation, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charity that supports the association's educational programs.
What Is It?
The foundation is a charitable organization exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). Donors may deduct gifts and contributions to the foundation as charitable donations to the extent allowed by law.
Why Is It?
The foundation was organized for the purpose of supporting the educational programs of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, and to provide a means by which donors may receive a charitable tax deduction for their gifts to the foundation.
How Is It?
The foundation was incorporated in 2005 and has established a scholarship to ICCFA University. It is also developing other programs to support the educational work of the association.
The ICCFA provides a variety of scholarships to attend ICCFA University through the ICCFA Educational Foundation, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charity that supports the association's educational programs.
- For information on how to donate to the ICCFA Educational Foundation, click here.
- For information on how to donate to the Next Generation Scholarship Fund, click here.
If you have any questions, please call the foundation at 1.800.645.7700.
NEXT GENERATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The ICCFA Next Generation Committee has created a scholarship fund through the ICCFA Educational Foundation and will be offering three $1,600 scholarships to the 2011 session of ICCFA University. These scholarships will cover full tuition and meals as well as part of the recipients' hotel costs.
Download the NextGen Scholarship Application by clicking here or complete your submission online byclicking here. Deadline: February 14, 2011.
In addition, through a generous donation by Merendino Cemetery Care, the committee has created a specially designated $1,350 scholarship to be awarded to an active or veteran member of the armed forces or military reserves.
Download the NextGen Veterans Scholarship Application by clicking here or complete your submission online by clicking here. Deadline: February 14, 2011.
GENERAL ICCFA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The ICCFA Educational Foundation's Scholarship Awards are presented annually to selected recipients. Applicants must be ICCFA members in good standing and employed in the cemetery, cremation and funeral profession for a minimum of two years. Click here to download the application for the general Educational Foundation Scholarships. Deadline: February 14, 2011.
The Central States Cemetery Association made an endowment to the ICCFA Educational Foundation in 2009 to establish a scholarship award to ICCFAU for applicants from the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. Click here to download the application for the Central States Cemetery Association scholarship. Deadline: February 14, 2011.
In addition to the ICCFA programs, several state and regional associations have offered scholarships to attend ICCFAU:
The Cemetery & Cremation Association of British Columbia offers an annual scholarship covering registration fees along with all housing and meals while attending ICCFAU. Learn more about their scholarship efforts byclicking here.
The Colorado Association of Cemeteries is awarding a FULL scholarship to ICCFA University 2011 covering airfare, tuition and board housing. Learn more and download an application by clicking here.
The Southern Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association annually awards a scholarship to ICCFA University.Click here to download the application.
The Florida Funeral Directors Association offers a scholarship covering the cost of all registration fees up to $1,750. You may find the application here.
The Cemetery and Cremation Association of British Columbia offers an annual scholarship covering registration fees along with all housing and meals while attending ICCFAU. Complete details are available at www.ccabc.org.
The Southern Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association also runs a scholarship program and has begun awarding scholarships to ICCFAU. Visit www.scfa.info for complete details.
The Massachusetts Cemetery Association offers scholarships not only to ICCFAU, but to other educational programs. Visit www.macemetery.org for more details.