How to Get Started

The Ohio CPA Foundation collaborates with schools, teachers, parents and the business community to recruit and develop the next generation of accounting professionals.





Pillars of Pipeline Success

Profession Awareness

Creating opportunities and leveraging inflection points to attract Ohio's top students to this opportunity profession.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Encouraging individuals from all backgrounds to pursue accounting careers, so the profession better reflects the communities it serves.

Workforce Readiness

Preparing students to be successful professionals for the businesses and organizations that will employ them.

Our Network

The Foundation leverages its considerable relationships to maximize efforts in building a robust and diverse pipeline of future CPAs.
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Get Involved

  • Your financial support—no matter the amount—is what enables The Ohio CPA Foundation to continue the programs that showcase, advance and diversify the profession.
  • To learn more about The Ohio CPA Foundation’s work and how you can make an impact, please click the link below to complete the Volunteer Application form. 
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