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Seven Student Chapters Awarded The Club Foundation’s Student Chapter Grant

Kyle Jennings

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Alexandria, VA—July 12, 2023—The Club Foundation announces the 2023 recipients of the Student Chapter Grant. This annual grant supports the professional development of students studying to pursue careers in the club industry—tying directly to the mission of The Club Foundation. Each Student Chapter will receive a complimentary registration to the 2024 Club Management Association of America (CMAA) World Conference and Business Expo for the Chapter President (or their representative) and a matching-funds grant to assist with related travel expenses.

The 2023 recipients are the CMAA Student Chapters at the following institutions:

  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck, NJ)
  • Johnson and Wales University (Charlotte, NC)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Niagara University (Niagara University, NY)
  • University of Delaware (Newark, DE)
  • University of Houston (Houston, TX)

“Providing substantial professional and career development opportunities to the next generation of club industry leaders is a priority for The Club Foundation, and a key part of our mission.,” said The Club Foundation’s and CMAA’s President and CEO Jeff Morgan, FASAE, CAE. “We look forward to connecting with these student leaders and sharing all of the benefits of choosing a career in the club industry.”

To donate to The Club Foundation or apply for scholarships, please visit

About The Club Foundation

The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by CMAA to fund the life cycle of a club manager’s career, providing financial support for five key areas: students, faculty, club managers, CMAA chapters, and the club industry at large. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants. Learn more at

About CMAA

Founded in 1927, the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with more than 7,000 members throughout the US and internationally. Our members contribute to the success of more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town, and yacht clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for efficient and successful club operations. Under the covenants of professionalism, education, leadership, and community, CMAA continues to extend its reach as the leader in the club management practice. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 40 professional chapters and more than 40 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at

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