Working hand in hand with educators and Ohio Society members, the Ohio CPA Foundation mobilizes volunteers and collaborates with sponsors and like-minded organizations to make every dollar count. The result is timely programs that spark students’ imaginations to the possibilities of a CPA career and shapes financial decision-making for life.
The Ohio CPA Foundation is accepting applications for the College Scholarship Program. Interested students must meet the following eligibility requirements. Application deadline is Nov. 15, 2013. Learn more!
Help minority high school students bridge to the next level of their education. Through ACAP-Ohio, the Foundation partners with the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) to provide a week-long residential college experience for minority high school students considering an accounting career.
In response to requests from teachers and OSCPA members to offer a program that addresses financial literacy basics such as budgeting, saving and spending at the elementary school level, The Ohio CPA Foundation created a classroom activity, called FETCH!®: Financial Education Teaches Children Healthy Habits®.
This Foundation program is the exclusive OSCPA volunteer opportunity for financial literacy education at the elementary school level.
Train Ohioans how to whip their personal finances into shape with the help of Financial Fitness Ohio. At the heart of the initiative, CPA volunteers teach how to overcome financial challenges by taking charge of personal finances and making informed decisions. We’ll provide the resources, you provide the expertise, and together we’ll work to improve the financial outlook for Ohioans.
Debunking stereotypes, attracting fresh faces to the career, and recruiting affiliate members, student ambassadors work to promote accounting to their peers all from the comfort of their own college campuses. Although they’ve got their work cut out for them, The Ohio Society of CPAs provides an arsenal of resources to position them for success in creating a pipeline to the profession.
For information about how you can contribute to the future of the profession through your tax-deductible donation, contact Karen West.