CF Foundation

Mission

The CF Foundation is a public, nonprofit tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization providing resources to help the college carry out its mission of providing quality educational services to residents in Marion, Citrus and Levy counties.

The foundation provides exceptional opportunities for leadership service, volunteering, charitable giving and community involvement. It also provides a variety of educational and cultural events to add to the quality of learning for our students and to the community.

Ways You Can Be Involved

CF Alumni host activities and programs for alumni and encourage members to maintain an ongoing relationship with the college.

Friends of the Foundation members give generously of their time to support the college through student activities and foundation events in Marion, Citrus and Levy counties.

CF Retirees meet formally two to three times a year to receive updates, maintain friendships and exchange college information.

Gabor Employee Recognition Program sponsors the annual recognition of outstanding college faculty, staff and administrative professionals.

Campus tours are available for potential students, parents, donors, and friends of the college.

Taste of Ocala, Taste of CF in Citrus and Dinner Theatre events raise funds for CF Foundation scholarships and the Promise for the Future Fund and also connect the college with the community.

Mentoring opportunities provide students with the chance to learn career skills and strategies from experienced professionals. These professionals in turn have the satisfaction of sharing their knowledge and expertise with the next generation of community leaders.

Naming opportunities exist for many of the facilities at the college campuses. Contact the CF Foundation to inquire about the available options.

Entities Owned by the Foundation

Permanent Collection of the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, one of the South's esteemed art museums. The foundation has ownership and management responsibilities for $14.5 million in endowments and the $17 million art collection.

College Square apartment complex on 17 acres provides housing for up to 192 students and includes two rental homes.

Special Collections to the Ocala Campus are housed at the Clifford B. Stearns Learning Resources Center.

The Enterprise Center, located at the Ocala Campus, provides rental space for tenants whose missions align with the college's mission, including Workforce Connection.

How To Find The CF Foundation

Enterprise Center, Second Floor

3001 S.W. College Road

Ocala, FL 34474-4415

352-873-5808

www.cf.edu/foundation

Foundation@cf.edu

Now more than ever, an investment in education is a promising one to make. Contact the CF Foundation to find out ways you can become involved.