Calling All Charitable Organizations Making a Difference in Coffee-Growing Communities
The 2024 NCA Charity Showcase and Origin Charity of the Year Award application deadline is Friday, December 8th. Apply now.
Showcase and Award Terms & Conditions
The NCA has simplified the application process by moving it completely online!
Award applicants MUST submit Sections I and II for consideration.
Friday, December 8, 2023: Application deadline to be considered for the 2024 NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award.
Friday, March 8, 2024: Friday Award Luncheon at the 2024 NCA Convention in Nashville, TN.
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 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
- Increasing awareness of their organization and brand
- Providing opportunities to attract donations
- Heightening their visibility by being associated with the industry’s leading trade association
The 2024 NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award will recognize a charitable organization that has demonstrated strategic, innovative, and implementation excellence. It will be presented at the 2024 NCA Convention in Nashville, TN
Download the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Showcase & Award Terms and Conditions
NCA expanded eligibility in 2021 in order to highlight more organizations whose work is essential to thriving coffee-growing communities.
All domestic and international 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 2024 NCA Origin Charity of the Year Award.
Eligible organizations must have 501(c)(3) Public Charity Internal Revenue Service (IRS) status or its international equivalent. The charitable organizations and/or their programs must directly benefit and impact coffee communities at origin.
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 2024 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
- 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 apply for the Award.)
How to Apply
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 complete both Sections I and II of the NCA Coffee Gives Back Program Online Application by the deadline.
Application must be in English and financial statements in any language other than English must include English translations.
Questions? Contact Terri Bartlett, Director of Member Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (646) 924-4039.
Spread the Word
This is a great opportunity to help and recognize your favorite charitable organizations that are directly benefiting and impacting coffee communities at origin. Please forward this information to your contacts and encourage them to apply!
The NCA 2018-2023 Origin Charity of the Year Award was made possible by the support of Mother Parkers Tea and Coffee.
Visit the NCA Coffee Gives Back Showcase & Award Winner Showcase