Collier Building Industry Foundation
The Collier Building Industry Foundation (CBIF), a 501(c) 3 organization, was established in 2005 to operate the charitable arm of its parent organization, The Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA). CBIF`s mission is to provide housing-related educational activities, including assisting students in understanding and pursuing rewarding careers in construction, engineering, architecture and related trades. Hands-on experiential learning opportunities are provided as well as annual scholarships to high school and college students. To date, CBIF has awarded over 50,000. in scholarships to deserving students.
Applicants should be students in good standing and recommended by their teachers or returning students with a strong interest in the construction industry and /or related trades who desire to pursue higher education opportunities. An applicant should demonstrate an interest in obtaining employment in the construction industry upon graduation.
Meet our 2017 Scholarship Recipients