Calling All Coffee-Related Charities:
The 2020 NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award Application Now Available
Showcase and Award Terms & Conditions
Download the Application [PDF]*
*Download the application as a Word document. Award applicants MUST submit Sections I and II for consideration.
Monday December 9, 2019: Application deadline to be considered for the 2020 NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award.
Friday, March 6, 2020: Award Ceremony at the NCA 2020 Annual Convention, at The JW Marriott, Austin, TX.
About the Program
The NCA Coffee Gives Back Program is designed to highlight charities dedicated to supporting coffee communities.
The program is comprised of two parts:
The NCA Coffee Gives Back Showcase highlights eligible coffee-related charitable organizations for their commitment to bettering the lives of producers, their families, and communities at origin by:
- Showcasing their organization’s work and accomplishments
- Raising the organization’s profile and public image
- Increasing awareness of their organization and brand
- Providing opportunities to attract donations
- Heightening their visibility by being associated with the industry’s leading trade organization
The 2020 NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award will recognize a coffee-related charitable organization that has demonstrated strategic, innovative, and implementation excellence. It will be publicly presented at the NCA Annual Convention 2020.
Download the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Showcase & Award Terms and Conditions and Application.
All domestic and international coffee-related charitable organizations that meet the eligibility requirements, no matter their size or revenues, are encouraged to apply for the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Showcase and the 2020 NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award.
Eligible organizations must have 501(c)(3) IRS status or its international equivalent, and not be affiliated with, or be a branch or subsidiary of, or controlled by, for-profit companies.
NCA Membership is not required for participation in the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Showcase and Award, and will not be used as an evaluative criterion in judging the applicants of the 2020 NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award. (Please note that participating in the Program Showcase is required for Award consideration.)
- Featured on the NCA Coffee Gives Back web page on the NCA website, with a link to the home page of the charitable organization
- Promotion through NCA communication channels
- Exclusive use of the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program logo
- Listing in the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program advertisement in the NCA Annual Convention program as an NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Charity
- Complimentary placement in the NCA Convention registration bags of one piece of informational or promotional material
- The opportunity to be considered for the NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award, which will be presented at the NCA Annual Convention. The NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award Winner will receive additional valuable benefits! (Additional information is required to be eligible.)
How to Apply
1. Fill out the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Showcase and Award Application.
Showcase applications are accepted on a rolling basis. However, If you wish to be considered for next year's NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award, please fill out both Sections I and II of the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Application and submit it to the NCA by the deadline.
2. Submit the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Application and Materials:
- By Mail: National Coffee Association of U.S.A., Inc. 45 Broadway, Suite 1140 New York, NY 10006 Attention: Terri Bartlett, Director of Member Relations
- By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- By Fax: (212) 766-5815
Questions? Contact Terri Bartlett, Director of Member Relations, at email@example.com or at (646) 924-4039.
Spread the Word
This is a great opportunity to help and recognize your favorite coffee-related charitable organizations. Please forward this information to your contacts and encourage them to apply!
The NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award is made possible by the support of Mother Parker's Tea and Coffee
Visit the NCA Coffee Gives Back Showcase & Award Winner Showcase