Illinois State Florist Association Illinois Certified Professional Florist
William J. McKinley AIFD, CFD, ICPF 2020 Educational Grant
The ISFA/ICPF will be awarding a $300 grant at the ISFA Annual Floral Design Show. This is an annual grant we have been able to award and hope to continue to be able to award this educational grant in the future.
This grant is only available to ICPF members in good standing (ISFA membership and ICPF dues current). It is application based. Funds may be used at educational opportunities such as: AIFD Symposium, ISFA hands-on classes, ISFA Annual Floral Design Show, ICPF Advanced classes, College courses and other recognized educational opportunities. The grant recipient will be announced at the ISFA Annual Floral Design Show. The grant must be used between March 13, 2020 and March 25, 2021. The grant recipient will be reimbursed after completion of class (must provide proof of completion).Failure to use the grant monies will disqualify the named recipient from consideration for other ICPF grants. You are not eligible to apply if you have been awarded this grant in the past five years. The committee’s decision will be final. All applications must be postmarked by March 5, 2020. Any questions please contact Ronda Hess at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please mail application to:
Ronda Hess AIFD CFD ICPF
ISFA ICPF Coordinator
PO Box 475
2020 ICPF Grant Application
Mailing Address ________________________________________________________
Day Phone Number ______________________________________________________
Evening Phone Number ___________________________________________________
Year Graduated ICPF _____________________________________________________
Current Employer, City and State, Phone Number _______________________________
Employed Full Time _________Part-Time __________ other _____________________
What educational opportunity would you use the grant monies for?__________________
Approximate cost _________________________________________________________
Would there be additional expenses? i.e. Travel, Lodging, Meals; Approximate cost ________________________________________________________________________
Please provide the following information on an attached separate sheet(s) of paper.
I. Educational Experience (after High School) Please include any postsecondary education, AIFD Symposiums, ISFA Conferences, or other events pertinent to the Floriculture industry, and dates attended.
II.Work Experience (last 10 years) Please include name of business, city and state where located, phone number and dates of employment.
III.Personal Statement Please provide a personal statement (300 words or less) commenting on your professional and educational experiences in the floral industry. Also, explain your future goals in the floral industry.
Please include a current photograph of your self (will not be returned).
Please attach all pages together and return by mail, post marked by March 6, 2019 to
Ronda Hess AIFD, CFD, ICPF
ISFA ICPF Coordinator PO Box 475, Hudson, IL 61748
Download a copy of the application here.