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.

Giving Opportunities

For a limited time, your contributions to the Foundation will be matched by an anonymous donor. Double your donation and bring the next generation of STEM leaders to Florida Poly through the following channels:

  • 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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Women in STEM Summit

The Florida Polytechnic University Foundation is proud to present the second annual Women in STEM Summit.

This event is an opportunity to network with leaders and professionals and hear inspiring messages from a nationally recognized keynote speaker and panelists. Join us for a motivating day of discussions surrounding Women in STEM.

Date: March 14, 2017 
Time: 9:30am to 1:00pm 
Location: Florida Polytechnic University 
4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805 

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Foundation Annual Reports

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 each year.


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


An Evening of Celebration!

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.


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.

Click here for more information.