About the Foundation
The mission of the Florida State University Foundation is to enhance the academic vision and priorities of Florida State University through its organized fundraising activities and funds management. Established in 1960, the Foundation, a nonprofit corporation, today manages an endowment of more than $425 million and has total assets exceeding $550 million (as of March 31, 2013).
The Foundation is governed by an elected Board of Trustees, whose members serve as advocates for the University, its colleges, programs and units. Foundation board members are professionals from many walks of life, and they are committed to building successful partnerships with FSU and its many generous supporters.
Earning Your Trust
Florida State University is an emerging leader in research education. Your trust has enabled us to support this growth through establishing scholarships and fellowships, enhancing academic programs and creating professorships and eminent scholar chairs. As a result, the University has been able to attract promising young scholars, propel its academic status and appeal to the nation’s highly recognized educators. The impact of your gifts is evident throughout the campus and has touched the lives of our students and faculty.
We know it is our generous donors who will sustain our tradition of academic excellence. There are a number of ways to give and to designate your gift to Florida State University. Learn more about the Foundation.