Helping Advance the Study of Accounting
Founded in 1969, the Nevada CPA Foundation for Education and Research was formed to engage in accounting education, research in the field of accountancy, and to assist qualified individuals in the study of accounting.
Today the NVCPA continues to regard the education of accounting professionals as an important ingredient to ensure the integrity and success of tomorrow’s CPAs. That is why the Foundation continues to encourage the best and the brightest individuals in Nevada to become Certified Public Accountants. This goal grows in importance, especially as competition for new talent among all the professions grows even more intense.
- Provide financial incentives to individuals seeking to enter the CPA profession.
- Provide financial support to schools or educators at Nevada educational institutions that are educating individuals to enter the CPA profession.
- Recognize excellence demonstrated by accounting students in Nevada.
- Raise funds to support programs.
The Foundation further facilitates the association’s philanthropic efforts. Through the generous donations of NVCPA members, the Foundation provides numerous scholarships and other monetary contributions to aid Nevada’s college students. That is why the Foundation encourages all members of the NVCPA to participate in its' activities and to support its objectives throughout their careers and beyond.
Who Provides the Foundation’s Financial Support?
NVCPA members make individual contributions promoting the future of the profession through annual donations. Their donations play an important role in helping the CPA profession attract the most talented students.
How can You Help the Foundation?
Individuals can make tax-deductible contributions to the Nevada CPA Foundation for Education and Research. All income goes toward supporting the scholarship program and to other Society and Foundation educational endeavors.
Another way to support the future of the profession is by naming the Nevada CPA Foundation for Education and Research as one of your beneficiaries in your Will. Think about it – your Will provides you with the opportunity to remember your profession – that livelihood that ultimately afforded you success, stature, and fulfillment.
How to Contribute
To learn more about the Foundation and how you can contribute or include it in your estate plan, contact the NVCPA Executive Director at (800) 554-8254
The work the Foundation accomplishes is made possible by donations mainly provided from NVCPA members. Partial scholarships to 23 university and community college students every year.
Through donations, in addition to interest earned, the Foundation is able to provide:
Four Scholarships to UNR and/or UNLV students annually.
Scholarship assist funds for 3 scholarships at Nevada’s four community colleges.
To address the 150-hour educational issue, the Foundation is fortunate to be joined by Camico Insurance Company in a matching fund scholarship. This matching fund scholarship was established in 2001 for 5th year Accounting majors at UNR and UNLV.
In addition to the scholarships, the Foundation occasionally funds grant requests.