PHCC Educational Foundation

The PHCC Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit established in December 1986 by PHCC members with the goal of helping their fellow contractors be more successful through education and professional training. These contractors believed and still believe that by helping their friends and their competitors, the whole profession benefits.
  • 02.13.20

    Focus Flash Newsletter – February 2020 Issue

    February 2020 In this issue - Tell us which class to run this summer, plus resources to help start careers in our trade. And who was the most generous state in 2019? Read on... Our Thanks to Focus Flash Sponsor 30-Second Poll - Project Manager Class or Foreman Workshop This summer we can run either a 4-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp class OR a two-day Creating Super Foremen …

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  • 01.14.20

    Pledge to America's Workers Logo

    Our Pledge to Support America’s Workers

    The economy is booming like never before. This high-energy growth environment presents both a challenge and an opportunity. The challenge is that companies must find more workers with specific skill sets to fill an increasing number of open jobs. The opportunity is that with more affordable, relevant training, many American workers will now have the chance to move into better jobs that deliver …

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  • 01.09.20

    Focus Flash Newsletter – January 2020

    January 2020 In this issue - Here are a couple New Year's Resolutions we think should be on your list. Our scholarship program is open for business and so is our 2020 annual giving campaign. We are also sad to report on the passing of Irwin Botto. Our Thanks to Focus Flash Sponsor New Year's Resolution #1 - "Our Apprentices Will Apply for a Scholarship."  It Costs Money for a New Apprentice to …

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  • 12.12.19

    Focus Flash Newsletter – December 2019

    December 2019 In this issue - Learn how a gift to the Foundation is changing the way students are learning in a New Jersey classroom. And don't let the year end without having made your gift.  Very Best Wishes for the Holidays, See You in 2020! Our Thanks to Focus Flash Sponsor You Give, They Receive - Putting Your Gifts to Work! Bayshore Chapter Gift Helps Vo-Tech Students Tap into Online …

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  • 11.21.19

    Focus Flash Newsletter – November 2019

      November 2019 In this issue - With Thanksgiving around the corner, we're sharing our thanks with messages from scholarship winners who are better off because of you - our donors and volunteers. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoy the clogged drain service call work on the 29th!  Our Thanks to Focus Flash Sponsor What Are You Thankful For? The Foundation relies on the generous gifts of …

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  • 10.10.19

    Rick and Bonnie Whitaker

    Rick and Bonnie Whitaker Join the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (October 10, 2019) –The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association’s (PHCC) Educational Foundation has named Rick and Bonnie Whitaker to the organization’s Board of Governors. This distinguished group – composed of leading contractors, manufacturers, and other industry partners who are major donors to the Foundation – is responsible for guiding the development …

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  • 10.10.19

    Joel and Renee Long

    Joel and Renee Long Join the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (October 10, 2019) – Generous supporters of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association’s (PHCC) Educational Foundation, Joel and Renee Long have been named to the organization’s Board of Governors. This distinguished group – composed of leading contractors, manufacturers, and other industry partners who are major donors to the Foundation – is responsible …

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  • 10.09.19

    Habitat for Humanity

    Foundation Donates Contest Materials to the Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity

    PHCC Educational Foundation Donates Contest Materials to the Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity FALLS CHURCH, VA. (Oct. 9, 2019) – The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Educational Foundation held its annual Plumbing and HVAC Apprentice Contests at CONNECT 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. These contests could not be made possible without the generous support of our volunteers and donors. …

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  • 10.09.19

    $113,000 Awarded to the Foundation’s 2019 Scholarship Winners

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (October 9, 2019) –The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of 2019 scholarships awarded through the Foundation. Twenty-eight students were awarded a total of $58,000 in scholarships funded by the Foundation, Laurie & Daniel Crigler, Gerry Kennedy, Steve & Isabella Schaeffer, Anne …

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  • 10.09.19

    2019 Plumbing Apprentice Contest

    2019 National Apprentice Contest Winners Announced

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association’s (PHCC) Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the national plumbing and HVAC apprentice contests. The contests were held October 2nd & 3rd in Indianapolis, Indiana on the tradeshow floor during the PHCC—National Association’s CONNECT 2019 event. A total of nineteen plumbing and ten HVAC apprentices from …

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  • 09.19.19

    Focus Flash Newsletter – September 2019

    September 2019 In this issue - PHCC CONNECT is three weeks away and we want to see you there! See how one chapter is growing, thanks to some help from online apprentice training. And try out our new, easy way to make a gift - 30 seconds and a cell phone is all you need. Our Thanks to Focus Flash Sponsor How Do You Triple Membership in Your PHCC Chapter? The Foundation's online apprentice …

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  • 08.08.19

    Focus Flash Newsletter – August 2019

      August 2019 In this issue - Back to school time is coming fast. Read on to learn about resources for the apprentices and instructors headed back into the classroom. Also, now making a gift is easier than ever - just send us a text! Our Thanks to Focus Flash Sponsor Back to School Already? Hard to believe it, but most schools will be back in session in just a few weeks. For apprentices, school …

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