Whether you are a new employee or have worked here for twenty years, giving to the Faculty Staff Campaign shows that you believe in what UNF stands for and the students we educate.
You are committed to UNF and making it a campus that offers students the opportunity to build their own futures through a well-rounded education.
Although it’s not the easiest word to spell, you can sleep better knowing that your money is being invested in the future where it can do the most good: in higher education.
Tuition and state funding only covers 56 percent of the revenue necessary to fund UNF’s operating budget.
Private support is critical to maintaining academic excellence for current and future students.
When you think about it, there are really more like 16,300 reasons!
Through the Faculty Staff Campaign, you can do something good for an Osprey without any expectation of return. Then, that Osprey will feel compelled to do something good. Repeat a cycle of good things. Thus, creating a better society!
More than 70 percent of UNF students receive some kind of financial assistance each year. Private support is critical to bridging the gap between tuition and state funding.
As a faculty or staff member of the University, you are a part of the UNF family. Every day you make a difference by committing your time and talent to making the university a campus where students have the opportunity to build their own futures through a well-rounded education.
It’s the small class sizes, individualized attention, strength of our faculty, the learning experiences offered, and the vibrancy of the student life on campus that gives each of our students a life-changing experience.
Unrestricted gifts through the Annual Fund give University leaders critical flexibility to utilize funds where the need is greatest.
Giving to the Annual Fund reinforces what you already know about yourself- deep down, you truly care about helping students build better lives.
Designate your gift to the Parent Fund. This fund supports many of the departments under the Division of Student Affairs and was established to provide an enhanced campus life experience for students in the form of programming, activities, counseling, health and safety.
You choose where your money goes. Whether you are passionate about scholarships, economic development of the arts, or student life, you can impact a life with a gift to UNF. Simply designate your gift to the department, scholarship, college or program that is closest to your heart.
Faculty and staff giving has become a long-standing tradition at UNF. In 2012, faculty and staff participation reached 40 percent with over $110,000 in gifts to the university. Help your colleagues continue to make a lasting impact.
Many students would not be able to afford college without the financial assistance of scholarships. By supporting a scholarship, you can give the gift of hope and ensure students get the best education possible.
Give to academic programs. You could provide that extra funding needed to begin or complete important research or a special project.
Every gift, no matter the size, is greatly needed and appreciated, and 100 percent of your gift goes to the area of your choice.
Nationally, UNF is being recognized by some very elite organizations, showing up on nearly every national college ranking. Recently, UNF received accolades from U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes Magazine. These honors didn’t happen overnight; they have been fueled by private support from members of the UNF community like you!
You dedicate your time and talent to UNF each and every day. By giving to the areas of the University we hold most dear, we are investing in the future and building our legacy. It also sends the message that we believe in the mission of UNF.
Studies show that people who give their time, talent and treasures simply feel better about their lives and their contribution to society.
Through your gift, UNF students can change the world one student at a time.
UNF is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. For the second consecutive year, UNF has been included in The Princeton Review’s “2012 Guide to 322 Green Colleges.” The University received recognition for its green building practices, use of green cleaning products, organic maintenance of grounds and its 40 percent reduction in irrigation water use over the last five years.
Each and every day you see how UNF is putting gifts like yours to work: walk our beautiful campus, check out a Commencement ceremony, attend a sporting event or just visit with students.
Last year 40 percent of faculty and staff members gave to the Faculty Staff Campaign! Chances are a lot of your colleagues are already giving.
Education changes lives. With your gift to the Faculty Staff Campaign, you can ensure that current and future Ospreys will have the best educational experience possible.
First and foremost, you will feel great about your gift. But there is nothing wrong with a little break from Uncle Sam.
Gifts from faculty and staff provide the funding for important initiatives on UNF’s campus and are an endorsement of the University, announcing to alumni, students, parents, corporations, donors and friends of the University that UNF is an institution worthy of their support and that support starts at home, with each of us.
You play a unique role in shaping what it means to be a UNF Osprey. By making a gift today, your vote of confidence demonstrates the continued value of a UNF degree.
UNF’s role in the community is continuing to grow. From bringing national and international experts to campus to discuss the issues impacting our lives or providing a venue for the swinging sounds of contemporary jazz, UNF serves to enrich the lives of people in Northeast Florida.
When you think of the ways your gift might be used – to fund scholarships, establish student programs, enrich the campus experience, fund research – you’re really nothing less than a superhero!
By reading this far, you obviously have a desire to help people and UNF students need your help! By contributing to scholarships, you can help more students receive a UNF education so they can become a valuable part of the community and then return the favor.
By donating, you are displaying your vote of confidence in UNF. This plays a major role in encouraging large donors, corporations and foundations to support the university.
Ozzie would give!
At no time in your life are your ideals, interests and passions developed more than during college. Through your gift to UNF, you can reflect on your time as a student, while ensuring that current and future Ospreys can continue to have the best UNF experience possible.
40 percent of faculty and staff members gave last year. Together, we can make a difference!
With your support, we can ensure that UNF is here for many years to come.
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