Strategically links the philanthropic and corporate objectives of business and industry with the strengths and opportunities provided by a national network of independent colleges and universities
Operates through a network of 38 state and regional funds representing 630 independent institutions in 46 states enrolling 1.3 million students
Incorporated in 1958 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization
THE NETWORK: Independent College Funds Make a Difference
Achieved the $1.08 billion in cumulative fundraising since the first state funds were organized
Distributed more than $1.7 million in scholarship and financial aid support in 1995 to broaden access and reward academic excellence
Supported by over 50% of Fortune 1000 companies, with total contributions in 1995 of $41.1 million in unrestricted distributions, scholarship programs and major corporate initiatives
Managed corporate programs which resulted in:
– Greater campus diversity

– Increased minority elementary school teachers

– Targeted support of community service and volunteer programs

– College/K-12 partnership programs

– More women and minorities pursuing majors and careers in the sciences

Mission Statement
1996 Annual Report
Board of Directors
State Fund Executives
State Fund Network