The 2015 Scholarship Fundraising Challenge is drawing to a close and so far nearly $18,000 has been raised by ACFE chapters to support the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program. Several chapters have already qualified for prize packages including Houston Area (Platinum level), Dallas and Maryland (Silver level), and Northeast Oklahoma, Greater Chicago and Tallahassee (Bronze level).
The deadline for donations is extended until December 31, 2015.
How does the challenge work?
There will be prize packages awarded to chapters for meeting levels of donations:
- Bronze - donations more than USD 1000 – prize package of assorted books and merchandise
- Silver - donations more than USD 2500 – prize package of assorted books and merchandise, including two copies of the CFE Exam Prep Course
- Gold - donations more than USD 5000 – prize package of assorted books and merchandise, including four copies of the CFE Exam Prep Course
- Platinum - donations more than USD 7500 – prize package of assorted books and merchandise including four copies of the CFE Exam Prep Course and two registrations to a 2016 ACFE fraud conference (choose from Asia-Pacific Fraud Conference, European Fraud Conference, Global Fraud Conference or a CFE Exam Review Course)
The chapter can collect donations when members renew or register for events, or raffle off prizes during a seminar or networking function.
All chapters who participate will receive recognition on ACFE.com and on social media.
The deadline to submit your chapter’s donation is December 31, 2015. Please send your check, payable to the ACFE Foundation, to:
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Attn: Ashley Stone
716 West Ave
Austin, TX 78701
The mission of the ACFE Foundation is to increase the body of anti-fraud knowledge by supporting future anti-fraud professionals worldwide through the funding of the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program. The scholarship program provides an opportunity for men and women of all ages, races, religions and income levels to advance their education. Many of these outstanding and deserving students go on to become CFEs.