Scholarship Information

Hospitality Student Scholarships

The California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation (CHLAEF) and the Hospitality and Restaurant Foundation Foundation (HARF) have joined forces to support hospitality education in California.  The newly formed, California Hotel & Lodging Association Hospitality Foundation (CHLAHF) will continue to support students studying in the field of hospitality.

Hospitality Foundation Scholarship Information


Tax Deductible Donations

If you would like to make a tax deductible donation, you may donate online using the button below.  Or you may send a check, made payable to CHLA Hospitality Foundation and send to the CHLA office at 414 29th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816.  For further information, please contact Hospitality Foundation Executive Director, Deb Kurtti at deb@chlafoundation.org or 916-554-2660.

Donate to the Hospitality Foundation


Grow Hospitality Education Online Auction

President and CEO of CHLA, Lynn S. Mohrfeld, CAE said, “An educated workforce is a strong workforce, so we are thankful for the generous donations from hotels all over California that made the scholarships possible by donating room nights and packages for the annual Auction to Grow Hospitality Education.”

This year’s auction will run from Wednesday, September 4 to Thursday, September 12, 2019 on www.biddingforgood.com/chlaeducation.  CHLAHF is asking for donated items to be submitted by September 1, 2019 and to be valid from September 13, 2019 to September 12, 2020.  This effort is not meant to displace existing business, so please do not hesitate to include applicable usage restrictions (space availability, black-out dates, etc.).  

Donate to the Grow Hospitality Education Auction


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