The Florida Mosquito Control Foundation, Inc.,
was established in 1994 for charitable,
educational, and scientific purposes of the Florida Mosquito Control Association,
Inc. (FMCA). The Foundation grants scholarships to individuals based on criteria
established by the FMCA Board of Directors and approved by the Internal Revenue
Service. The membership of the Foundation includes those who are members of the
FMCA. Members present at an FMCA meeting may vote on amendments to the Articles
of Incorporation should the need arise. The business affairs of the Foundation are
managed by the Board of Directors which consists of the same individuals serving
as members of the Board of Directors of the FMCA.
The FMCA Foundation manages and awards the following scholarships:
The T. Wainwright Miller, Jr. Florida Mosquito Control Association Scholarship,
and assist students having a college major in Biological, Ecological and/or Entomological
studies, seeking degrees relevant to arthropod control, with particular emphasis
on Public Health fields.
The Cyrus R. Lesser Memorial Scholarship Fund ,
future learning in the field of mosquito control and vector biology.
The FMCA Foundation is self supporting through member donations and sponsorship of the Annual Silent Auction and Raffle at the FMCA Annual
Meeting. If you wish to donate an item for the auction, please contact the FMCA Immediate-Past
President, by email at
and fill out the FMCA Foundation Item Donation Form
. Remember, item donations
to our Foundation are tax deductible and we thank you for your generosity and support.