How your Donation Helps

CCAI FEF relies on donations from corporations and individuals to develop and implement education and training programs designed to advance the industrial finishing and coatings industry.

Donations can be earmarked for a specific program or applied to the Foundation’s general fund to support programs and services at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

CCAI FEF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization. All gifts are tax deductible as provided by law.

Friends of the Foundation Program

Friends of the CCAI FEF help sustain and grow education and training programs. Donors can select the program they would like their contribution to support. Friends are recognized on the CCAI and CCAI FEF websites and in the CCAI FEF annual report for the year of donation.

Friends of the Foundation Levels:

  • Bronze: $500 - $999
  • Silver: $1000 - $2499
  • Gold: $2500 - $4999

CCAI FEF General Fund

These donations can be used to support any/all of the CCAI FEF programs at the discretion of the CCAI FEF Board of Directors.

Donation by Check

To make a donation by check, please follow these steps:

  • Make check payable to CCAI Finishing Education Foundation
  • For Matt Heuertz Scholarship Program donations – write the program name in memo.
  • For Chapter Scholarship Program donations – write [Chapter Name] Scholarship Program in memo.
  • For donations to CCAI FEF's other programs, write program name in memo.
  • Checks with no program notation in memo are applied to the general fund.
  • Checks should be mailed to:
CCAI Finishing Education Foundation
P.O. Box 110578
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211-0578


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Thank you to our CCAI Finishing Education Foundation Founding Members


Bob Warren & Carole Curry-Warren

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