Created at the request of the College's first president, Dr. Earl Weldon, the Foundation for Seminole State College is a not-for-profit corporation established under Florida law in 1968. The activities, funds and resources produced by the Foundation are managed by a board of directors, comprising dedicated business and civic leaders. These men and women serve the Foundation without compensation while contributing their considerable management and leadership skills to foster support for Seminole State.
The Foundation's mission is to enhance the College's programs and services through the development and management of private contributions and community partnerships. The Foundation provides resources that support academic excellence, increased access and vital community outreach, which assists in the advancement of the institution, students, faculty and staff.
The Foundation's goal is to increase its role as steward of relationships and funds; serve as the facilitator of opportunities; and be the messenger and model of the College's values and merit.