Educational Foundation


The primary goal of the ASCPA Educational Foundation is to attract the best and brightest individuals into the profession of accounting. Founded in 1967, the Foundation has been supported by financial contributions of ASCPA members, corporations and from the proceeds of the Annual Charity Golf Tournament. With dedicated leadership and responsible investment strategies, your Foundation has helped students in every accredited accounting program in Alabama.

Reoccuring contributions can be made through the ASCPA Educational Foundation app in the Apple and Android Store. You can make a one-time contribution above.

Educational Foundation Board of Trustees

  • Gerald Pentecost, Chair, Gerald G. Pentecost, CPA

  • Dr. Lowell Broom, Samford University

  • Don McCleod, Don McCLeod, CPA

  • Jamey Carroll, Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith

  • Marc Hamilton, CDG Engineers

  • Keina Houser, Jackson Thornton

  • Kevin Cook, Kassouf

  • Karen Moore, Peace Bevill Leesburg & Moore

  • Amanda Paul, Troy University

Bylaws of the ASCPA Educational Foundation

Contributions to the Educational Foundation are deductible as Charitable Contributions.

Contributions or gifts to the Alabama Society are not tax deductible as Charitable Contributions for Federal or State Income Tax Purposes. However, renewal payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary and necessary business expense. 10% of your renewal is a non-deductible lobbying expense.

Scholarship Information

The ASCPA Educational Foundation awards general, Diversity in Accounting, and Financial Need scholarships each year to prospective CPAs.