About The Foundation
The Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation provides close to $2 million in student scholarships and program support to benefit the over 22,000 students we serve annually.
The Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation provides support for academic programs, new technology for classrooms, and new or improved facilities.
During the past 5 years, the Foundation:
- Received $11.8 million in donations
- Provided $7.4 million in scholarships
- Provided $18.7 million in program support to FSW
The FSW Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and by the State of Florida as a Direct Support Organization (DSO) for FSW. Less than 3% of the average 3-year balance of endowed funds are drawn annually to support operations of the Foundation; the remainder fulfills the purpose of the gift. Less than 3% of non-endowed gifts immediately goes to support operations of the Foundation; the remainder fulfills the purpose of the gift.