Turning Ideas into Impact

Education inspires growth, creates prosperity, strengthens community.

With that idea, we launched a new university for Southwest Florida in 1997.

Join us in making the future even more successful. An investment in FGCU is an investment in our students and the quality of Southwest Florida's healthcare, businesses, residents, water and environment. 
We can't turn ideas into impact alone.

FGCU has created a pipeline of teachers and nurses, social workers and scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs.

For more than two decades, our students have served the community, interned at local businesses and started their own. Brought a community together with the arts, athletics and advocacy. Together, we built a stronger Southwest Florida.

Because of our donors, scholarships have grown over the last five years.

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Make your impact

Scholarships continue to be an essential contributor to student success. Join us, and leave a legacy for future generations.

Ways to give

Student success is our first priority, and we must support this goal with scholarships, academic excellence, programs, eminent scholars, athletics and facilities that inspire and empower students to reach their potential.


Turning Ideas into Impact

Learn more about the opportunities your support creates for our students and the local community.


Passion meets purpose

FGCU has made an indelible impact on Southwest Florida. Our future will be shaped by world-class faculty and facilities, organizational culture and passion to be the best in all areas of study, research and impact on our communities. But this takes a team, and the FGCU community is the heart of this success. 


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Together we can turn more ideas into impact

Most of our most generous support has come from individuals who are committed to the principles of higher education and who believe in FGCU's ability to innovate and deliver value to the community. If that describes you, let's have a conversation about how you can help shape the future of FGCU.

Contact Cindy Learned at 239-745-7485 or clearned@fgcu.edu

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Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Inc.

Campus Support Complex
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965


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