About the Florida Attractions
Scholarship Foundation

The Florida Attractions Scholarship Foundation (FASF), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, created by the Florida Attractions Association to provide financial support to post-secondary students studying in broadly defined hospitality-related fields. In addition, FASF provides professional development programs for Florida attractions industry leaders and offers grants to attraction businesses to develop and present internal professional development programming. Our goal is to nurture, prepare and equip the current and future leaders of Florida’s attractions industry.

Thanks to the generosity of Florida Attractions Association members, as of 2023, the Foundation has awarded a total of $79,950 in scholarships and grants to 83 recipients.

Scholarships are awarded exclusively to employees of FAA members businesses and their dependents

Thank you to the generous 2022 donors!

2022-23 FDACS Solicitor of Contributions Registration

Foundation Board of Directors


Jennifer Berthiaume
Lion Country Safari

Nick Romeo
Double T Multimedia

Executive Director

Bill Lupfer
Florida Attractions Association

Kurt Allen
Mississippi Aquarium
Gulfport, MS

Wayne Atherholt
City of St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg

Rick Beddow
Universal Orlando

Holly Blount
Industry Statesman

Paul Burns
Industry Statesman

Rick Cain
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
St. Augustine

John Dent

Walt Disney World Resort

Lake Buena Vista

Eric Eimstad
Industry Statesmen

Elaine Fraser
Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse
St. Augustine

Steve Geis
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Charlottesville, VA

Andrew Hertz
Industry Statesman

Linda Higgins
FPIS Brochure Distribution
and Travel Marketing


Matt Johnson
IMAG History & Science Center
Fort Myers

Barbara Kenney
Kenney Communications

Kim Long
Industry Statesman

Nick Romeo
Double T Multimedia

Scott Rose
Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park

Donna Ross
Executive Director Emeritus

Cindy Stavely

St. Augustine Pirate

& Treasure Museum

St. Augustine

Chuck Wray, Jr.
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