Grant Deadlines: February 28th, May 31st, August 31st and November 30th
The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs, will award grants annually and on a competitive basis to exemplary working culinary professionals who wish to update their skills through continuing education. Grants will be awarded based on availability of funds.
To be eligible, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

• Be a current ACF member in good standing for a minimum of 2 years.
• Must be a Certified Chef de Cuisine® (CCC®) or higher. Or working toward an ACF certification. 

Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for an approved education activity. Please check with the Education Department at if you have a question regarding whether or not your course has been approved.

Application Procedures
Applications must be completed by applicant. Verification of registration to the professional development course must be submitted, along with total cost of class. Applicants will be notified by email of any grant award or denial.

Revocation of Aid
The ACF reserves the right to cancel any grant at any time if the applicant fails to meet the standards of academic progress, any other grant requirements, or falsifies information reported.