The FGCU Foundation is the channel for private gifts to FGCU through annual giving programs, planned gifts (outright gifts such as securities or real estate or deferred gifts through wills and trusts), and capital and other special-purpose campaigns.
The Foundation's principal responsibilities are to raise awareness of the need for private support, to solicit gifts on behalf of FGCU and exercise fiduciary management of those gifts.
The mission of the FGCU Foundation is to advance Florida Gulf Coast University and its students by promoting the institution, securing philanthropy to support the needs of the University, managing and administering assets with a long term perspective, and providing resources to the University for the benefit of its teaching, scholarship, and public service mission.
To generate the resources required to grow Florida Gulf Coast University into a nationally prominent regional University.
FGCU Foundation Privacy Statement
The mission of the Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation (Foundation), Inc. is to advance Florida Gulf Coast University (University) and its students by promoting the institution, securing philanthropy to support the needs of the University, managing and administering assets with a long-term perspective, and providing resources to the University for the benefit of its teaching, scholarship, and public service mission.
In order to fulfill the mission of the Foundation, the University Advancement Services team will collect and store contact information of prospective, current, and past donors as well as Alumni and graduating students.
The Foundation, utilizing the tools and professionals of the University, is committed to protecting privacy and preventing unauthorized data access, maintaining data accuracy, and ensuring the appropriate use of information. The University strives to put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial safeguards to protect the information it collects online. These security practices are consistent with the policies of the University and with the laws and regulatory practices of the State of Florida.
Information type, usage, and cookies
When you visit the official Foundation website, some information about you is automatically collected through the web browser. The Foundation may keep user access information on the University systems indefinitely after content delivery, however, the Foundation does not track individuals. When necessary, the web server log file may be used to support security investigations. In such cases, the logs may be further analyzed or forwarded together with any other relevant information in the University possession to law enforcement agencies. No other information is collected through the University websites, except when voluntarily sent through email or completion of an online form.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The Foundation strives to comply with the lawfulness, fairness, and transparency goals of the GDPR. Residents of the European Economic Area (countries governed by the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway) have the following rights under the GDPR:
For more information about the GDPR, please visit the University website: https://www.fgcu.edu/gdpr/
Questions about the information above can be sent to the University ITS Security Team at [email protected]
In addition to ensuring applicable policies and procedures are followed, the Board of Directors encourages and administers gifts to FGCU.
Foundation Board of Director events, donor receptions and more offer exceptional opportunities to celebrate and support FGCU.