Cemetery - Cremation - Funeral Firms
As a member of the Southern Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, your company is part of an organization that is shaping the future of the cemetery and funeral service profession. Through educational events, networking and legislative activities, the SCCFA is continually working for the betterment of our profession as a whole. Listed below are some of the benefits that are currently available to SCCFA members.
Receive the SCCFA Newsletter, "The Southerner"
The Southerner offers informative articles on Sales, Funeral Home topics, Legislative Issues, Convention updates and so much more. Our members are free to submit articles which they feel will benefit their colleagues. In 2018, The Southerner became an e-newsletter to allow news to be received by the SCCFA membership more timely and more efficiently.
SCCFA Scholarship Program for the ICCFA University
This is a 5-day program in July, designed to offer intensive instruction for professional in the death care profession. The classes are taught by leading industry professionals as well as business and economics faculty at the university. The Scholarship Program Rules and Application can be found in the Member Resources section of the website. Applications are accepted throughout the year from current SCCFA members. The recipient of the scholarship will be notified no later than April 15th annually.
Access to an Interactive and Encompassing Website
SCCFA members enjoy the ease of registering for events on-line and manage their membership profile. All current members are listed in the website search directory, for consumers to identify those firms that may be in their desired area. Members have easy access to SCCFA Supplier Partners and a single point of contact for events scheduled in the southern region through the calendar section.
Reduced Rate on the Annual Convention Registration Fee
The SCCFA convention offers excellent opportunities to learn from top industry speakers and network with others. Our members receive a reduced rate on their convention registration fee. In addition, our convention gives attendees the opportunity to visit face-to-face with suppliers to learn about their latest products and services.
Reasonable Membership Dues
The SCCFA has kept our yearly membership dues at a reasonable fee so that all cemetery and funeral home professionals and suppliers, both large and small, can benefit from belonging to our organization.