About Florida Poly Foundation

The Florida Polytechnic University Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that helps to support the educational purpose of Florida Polytechnic University and its innovative vision. Our sole purpose is to build the assets necessary for the University to achieve its goal of preparing bright and eager minds to be today’s answer to tomorrow’s questions.

Scholarships continue to play a critical role in recruiting the best and the brightest and the Foundation’s role is more important than ever. We hope you will consider partnering with the Foundation during this critical stage in the University’s development.

PIVOT guest enjoy the night under the stars of Florida Poly's Terrace


Join us February 4, 2017

Florida Poly’s premiere philanthropic event. Join us to support the University’s Foundation and student scholarship, celebrate our first graduation and applaud innovative partnerships.


Women in STEM Lunch and Lab

The Florida Polytechnic University Foundation and the University’s Women in STEM Program launched their Inaugural Women in STEM Lunch & Lab on Monday, March 14, at the University’s Innovation, Science and Technology Building, to help women in STEM professions build meaningful networks and recognize opportunities within high-tech fields.

Open to the public, the sold-out event featured keynote and nationally recognized speaker, Dr. Pamela McCauley, Director of the Ergonomics Laboratory at the University of Central Florida, who discussed key issues and challenges impacting women in STEM.




Women in STEM Lunch and Lab from Florida Poly on Vimeo.

Cover image of the 2014-2015 Foundation Annual Report

Foundation Annual Report 2014-2015

By contributing to the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation, donors help to support applied research, advance campus development and provide scholarships to students who have the vision and drive to change the world.

See how your gifts made an impact.


Giving Opportunities

Contributors can support Florida Polytechnic University through:

  • Scholarship contributions to undergraduate and graduate STEM students
  • General contributions to support educational initiatives, special projects and growth

Recognition for contributions may include naming opportunities on campus, named scholarship funds and event sponsorships.

To donate now, click the button below, email advancement or call 863.874.8417.

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Foundation Board of Directors attend Drive for Men's Health Kick off event

Board of Directors

Foundation members are key to the University’s efforts to become an internationally renowned teaching institution and research powerhouse. The purpose of the Board of Directors is to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of the Florida Polytechnic University and its Foundation.

Click here to see the Board of Directors.

Florida Poly Fellows

The Florida Poly Fellows is a group of community and business leaders from all over Polk County and the surrounding communities, organized to support Florida Polytechnic University. This group is a champion for the University and serves as a booster-like organization.

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