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.
Scholarships available for Ohio accounting majors: Apply today!
The Ohio CPA Foundation has committed $15,000 to support Ohio’s future CPAs through a college scholarship program. Six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. Application materials must be submitted on or before Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 to be eligible for consideration. View more information.
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.
It’s never too early to teach kids the connection between managing money and future success. When students learn the value of a dollar, how to earn it, spend wisely and save, they have a better chance of growing into fiscally responsible adults. Volunteer to teach kids fundamental skills they will use for a lifetime. Opportunities are available for both elementary and high school students. Learn more about CPAs in the Classroom and how you fit in.
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.