Clay Electric Donates $10,000 to the CF Patriot Fund
The College of Central Florida Foundation received a $10,000 donation from the Clay Electric Foundation on April 7. The funds were raised through Clay Electric’s Operation Round Up campaign and will support the CF Foundation’s Patriot Fund. The Patriot Fund is an important initiative that provides financial assistance to help keep CF students in school and on track when emergencies arise.
Citrus Campus Receives Grant for New Program
The College of Central Florida Foundation has received a $250,000 grant from the Citrus County Community Charitable Foundation to help launch a Respiratory Therapy degree program at the CF Citrus Campus. The 76-credit hour Associate in Science degree program is projected to start in the 2022-2023 academic year and includes coursework and clinical experiences.
Largest Individual Gift Ever
The CF Foundation has received a gift of approximately $6 million from the estate of Mary Brent Kraus to benefit the foundation’s Scholarships Taking Elementary Promising Students to CF (STEPS) program and the Appleton Museum of Art education programs. This gift sums up a lifetime of giving to support students and the arts in Marion County and is the largest gift from an individual given to the CF Foundation.
The College of Central Florida Foundation has exceeded its $20 million for the CF Reaching Higher: The Campaign for the College of Central Florida. The comprehensive fundraising campaign was built around four core priorities, reflecting the breadth of CF’s mission and depth of commitment to making a difference.