Education Foundation

The ICA Educational Foundation (ICAEF) was chartered in 2002 to be the philanthropic partner of the parent association, the ICA. The ICAEF is a not-for-profit Foundation dedicated to providing educational opportunities for catering professionals and those desiring to become catering professionals. The Foundation is registered with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The ICAEF makes arrangements with various educational organizations, trade shows and institutions to teach courses of instruction in catering, food handling and areas related to the field of catering, and provide qualified teaching personnel for such purposes.  The ICAEF supports the ICA by soliciting, managing and distributing funds for educational and charitable work related to the field of catering.

Tax-deductible donations, contributions and endowments should be made payable to: The ICA Education Foundation

Mailing Address for the Education Foundation:

The ICA Educational Foundation
8711 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, #104
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

(Please note this address is different from the International Caterers Association headquarters)

Donate to the Education Foundation:

Click here to make a donation and visit the full ICAEF website.

Merit Scholarships Available for ICA Members

The International Caterers Association Education Foundation (ICAEF) Scholarship Program

Scholarship Types:

  • ICAEF Scholarships to the Catersource Conference & Tradeshow (Feb. 24-27, 2019 in New Orleans, LA)
  • Mary Crafts / Culinary Crafts Scholarship

Scholarship applications are currently being reviewed at this time.