Endowed Funds

Thank you for considering a gift to FAU to establish an endowed fund. The FAU Foundation will work with you to prepare the criteria and guidelines regarding the administration of your fund.

Endowed funds provide a lasting source of support for the University. Donors may give either outright or deferred gifts to establish these funds.

A team of investment professionals carefully manages the funds to preserve and enhance the assets. Income from the assets is used to meet the highest priorities of the University (unrestricted) and for special purposes (restricted) designated by you, the donor.

Types of Endowed Funds

Endowed funds must be funded at certain levels and may be designated for any school, department or program at the University. There are several types of these restricted funds:

  • Scholarships
  • Professorships
  • Research
  • Academic Chairs
  • Fellowships
  • Lectures