Individual endowment requests may not exceed $300.00 per applicant every other year. Special awards will be considered on a case by case basis.

Applications will be approved by the ACFPPC Board of Directors (BOD).

Submission Period:

  • Application window for endowments is a minimum of (3) months prior to the activity
  • Endowments will be awarded both annually and on a needs basis

Endowment Guidelines:

  • Applicant must be a current member of the ACF Pikes Peak Chapter for no less than one year prior to applying
  • Applicant must have attended a minimum of 50% of chapter meetings within the current year and have volunteered for at least one chapter culinary community event
    • Verification of attendance and volunteerism will be conducted by ACFPPC BOD
  • Endowments must only be used for professional growth or chapter representation activities
    • Approved activities include:
      • Conference attendance
      • Seminar attendance
      • Competition attendance
      • Convention attendance
      • Continuing education credits
      • Others upon approval by BOD
  • Applicants must provide a PERSONAL ESSAY
    • This essay will include explanation of the intended endowment use, benefit to the applicant and benefit to the chapter
      • Example of benefit to the chapter:
        • Applicant may provide a short personal presentation at an ACFPPC meeting sharing their experience and/or new-found expertise
  • Endowment funds will be awarded prior to the completion of the activity whenever possible based on need
  • One endowment of no more than $300.00 will be awarded per applicant per every other year
    • Example: an individual awarded the max endowment for 2018 will not be eligible to apply again until 2020

Completed applications should be emailed to Kathy Anderson, ACFPPC Endowments Chair, at Applications will be reviewed by the BOD and applicants will be notified within (30) days whether approval has been given.