The Florida Pest Management Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit corporation that receives, administers, and expends funds for educational, research, charitable, and scientific purposes.
Those purposes include:
1. To solicit and receive grant proposals from EPA, NPMA Foundation, and other organizations; to issue funding from grant proposals received from research, education, and charitable groups to address pest management-specific problems.
2. To educate the public on the importance of pest management in protecting health, property, and food supplies, and the profession's role in sustaining economic viability.
3. To award scholarships to qualifying candidates in their studies of entomology, ecology, and related life
and environmental sciences, and to advance the education and training of members of the pest
management profession for professional development.
4. To provide assistance to members of the pest management profession in times of natural disasters.
The Foundation is an independent organization with its own incorporators, its own Articles of Incorporation,
Bylaws, and Board of Directors with an advisory structure determined by its leadership. The Foundation is self-funded through its endowments, grants, and fundraising proceeds. Donations are tax-exempt charitable donations and can be directed to specific educational, research, and disaster relief efforts.
Please support the Florida Pest Management Foundation as a means of assisting fellow professionals in times of need, and as an investment in the future of your business and profession.