Make a Difference


Being a leading public metropolitan research university takes work — and the support of our alumni and friends. The State of Florida provides the funding that makes UCF a state university but it is philanthropy that makes UCF a great university. Join us and thousands of like-minded UCF donors who recognize the power and promise of higher education. You can make a difference.

Student Scholarships

Help remove financial barriers to achieving a degree. Student scholarships make it possible for students to continue their education when they may not otherwise be able to afford it. Scholarships also allow UCF to attract academic superstars who may have many college options available to them. 

Knights Athletics

Celebrate the momentum that our athletics teams have built. With your continued support, the best is yet to come. Keep student athletes charging on — inside and outside of class.

Academic COlleges

Put your gift to work by supporting one of our 13 colleges. Ensure students have an engaging and exciting learning environment that drives their ambition and passion. 

Student Experience

Promote student involvement on- and off-campus. With 650+ student clubs and organizations, you can support experiences from career-focused clubs to life-changing trips and service learning activities.


News Stories

UCF’s Top 5 Gifts of 2021

UCF’s Top 5 Gifts of 2021

From scholarships that support students from minority backgrounds to funds that will help increase access to interdisciplinary research and an affordable, quality education, donations of every dollar amount help UCF empower Knights’ successes. Here are just a few of...

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IMPACT Magazine | UCF Foundation Annual Report

IMPACT Magazine | UCF Foundation Annual Report

Fiscal year 2021 was bookended by two transformative events. In July 2020, the beginning of the fiscal year, we were still managing the transformational effects of the global pandemic, then only four-months strong. Although students had the option of returning to...

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UCF Foundation, Inc. Calendar Year-End Cut-Off Procedures

UCF Foundation, Inc. Calendar Year-End Cut-Off Procedures

The UCF Foundation office will be closed Monday, December 20, 2021, through Sunday, January 2, 2022. The UCF Foundation reopens on Monday, January 3, 2022, with the last day of the calendar year falling on Friday, December 31, 2021. Requests for Payment Processing Due...

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Thank You for Your Support on Giving Tuesday!

Thank You for Your Support on Giving Tuesday!

Thanks to the generosity of our alumni, friends and partners, Giving Tuesday raised over $1,160,000 from 870 donors - making this UCF's best Giving Tuesday yet. Donor support empowers UCF to foster student success, social mobility and innovative research. Thank you!...

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Donor Spotlight

Meet some of our donors and learn why they give to UCF.

Opportunity lifts the recipient, but it also lifts the entire generation. I hope this [Notarantonio Endowed Nursing] scholarship provides the net for someone to take that leap into a brighter future…

Rosemary Notarantonio '81

We don’t want [access to fewer financial opportunities] to stand in the way of living out the full potential of what was the greatest four years of a learning experience for so many of us…

Bianca Deslouches ’11

My wife Debbie and I have always stood by the fact that we are helping a young individual every year achieve a dream that might not otherwise exist…

Randall McCall '83

Contributing to student scholarships means helping [students] succeed on the path to life-changing degrees — and investing in our community, where many of them will pursue their careers and raise their families…

Beverly J. Seay

Immediate Past Chair, UCF Board of Trustees

Establishing the D’Amato-Kubiet Family Endowed Scholarship makes my soul feel good. It is a joy and a privilege to give students the opportunity to become professional nurses…

Leslee A. D'Amato-Kubiet '13PhD

Site Coordinator, UCF Daytona Beach Nursing Program

We are evolving toward a better future, and with our donations, UCF can continue our shared mission to impact positive change and empowerment through knowledge and opportunity…

Thais Lopez Vogel

Co-Founder and Trustee, VoLo Foundation

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