The FAU Foundation gratefully honors you, our loyal alumni, friends, faculty and staff for your generous spirit. Your commitment allows the University to accomplish extraordinary things and advance our achievements in education, research and public service.
We strive to provide you with meaningful, appropriate, accurate and consistent stewardship for your generosity, through acknowledgements, an annual donor honor roll, recognition events and placement in giving societies.
The FAU Foundation confers Horizon Society membership on special individuals who have demonstrated an unwavering confidence in FAU by choosing to make deferred gifts that will come to FAU at a future date.
Continued support by alumni and friends through gift planning has resulted in the development of a number of innovative academic programs, student scholarships and faculty research opportunities.
Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the non-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:
The Donor Bill of Rights was created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits. It has been endorsed by numerous organizations.