“John DeGrove is the ‘father’ and ‘guru’ of growth management in Florida. The state’s planning and growth management mandates are the result of his knowledge.”
- American Planning Association
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John DeGrove Legacy Fund
Thank you for choosing to help us preserve the legacy of John DeGrove by naming the FAU School of Urban and Regional Planning in his honor as we propel the next generation of urban planning and design leaders forward.
Our School Mission
As the only planning school in the Miami metropolitan area and surrounding region, we are committed to providing leadership in the field of planning through education, research, scholarship, and community engagement. Our mission is to prepare planning professionals and researchers for national and global practice by promoting the ideals of social responsibility, sustainability, diversity, and public services.
Your generous gift will:
- Support research assistantships for master’s students
- Provide a stipend for internships that would otherwise be unpaid
- Help students participate in educational activities, such as study abroad or other off-campus events, including the annual conference of the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association
- Cover the costs of other student activities, such as the annual student orientation or guest lectures
- Recruit and support the next generation of urban planning leaders
Any gift amount is most welcome. Together, we can make the John DeGrove School of Urban and Regional Planning a reality at FAU. Thank you!
If you would like to make a bequest to the John DeGrove Legacy Fund, please call the FAU Foundation: (561) 297-2891