The UCF Foundation, Inc. is the official fund raising organization for the University of Central Florida. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the university’s primary partner in securing philanthropic resources.
The Foundation was established in 1969 as the Florida Technological University Foundation, Inc. and became the University of Central Florida Foundation, Inc. when the university changed its name in 1978.
The role of the UCF Foundation, Inc. is to enhance relationships with alumni, friends, faculty, staff and community partners and to promote philanthropic participation within the UCF community. The UCF Foundation, Inc. employs over 100 staff members who are dedicated to making the most effective and responsible use of your contributions. The Foundation team is responsible for gift acceptance and administration, gift processing and receipting, financial accounting and reporting, donor and alumni record maintenance, and donor and alumni stewardship.