Foundation for Seminole State College

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.

Foundation News

Seminole State President Dr. Georgia Lorenz addresses the crowd at the Foundation for Seminole State College's Celebration of Giving event.
The Foundation achieved new heights in all areas; providing $2.8 million in scholarships and program support for the College and its students.
An image of the interior of the Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium at Seminole State College.  The planetarium is among 13 faculty and staff projects to receive a Foundation Mini-Grant award.
The Foundation for Seminole State College's Board of Directors has announced its Spring 2019 Mini-Grant awards, which will fund 13 faculty and staff projects totaling $20,075.63 in support.
An image for four people standing on a golf course as one person is putting a golf ball at the 2019 Dream Cup.
It was a perfect spring day for the 32 teams who participated in the Foundation for Seminole State College’s 36th annual Dream Cup Challenge Golf Tournament held April 15 at The Legacy Club at Alaqua Lakes, raising over $45,000 for programs, scholarships and other areas of need at the College.
Image of the gala dinner dining room, decorated with green balloon centerpieces for each table.  The 2019 Foundation for Seminole State College Dream Gala raised over $421,000.
Through the generosity of over 400 attendees, the Foundation for Seminole State College's 35th Annual Dream Gala raised over $421,000 for student scholarships, faculty program support and areas of greatest need throughout the College.
Adjunct Professor Victoria Bradley works with students in the forensic science laboratory.
The Foundation for Seminole State College's Board of Directors has announced its Fiscal Year 2019 Fall Mini-Grant awards, which will fund 15 faculty and staff projects totaling $17,876.91 in support.

Contact

Foundation for Seminole State
1055 AAA Drive
Heathrow, FL 32746
407.708.4567