Gifts and Grants Committee

Foundation Directors
Bob Friar, Chair
John Engelman
Bobby LaLonde

Faculty Members of Committee
Paul Klatt, A&S
Anita Fagerman, COB
Kristin Walters, EHS
Jeff Carney, ET
Susan Wancour, Health Professions
Amy Dinardo, MCO
Margaret de Voest, COP

FSU Staff (Support/Non-Voting)
Matt Chaney, OMSS
Leah Monger, FLITE
Carla Miller, Executive Director
Paula Rushford, Admin. & Finance
Krissy Workman, Financial Aid

Scope of Responsibility

  1. Develop and recommend gifts and grants policies and procedures
  2. Monitor scholarship awards for compliance with donor specifications
  3. Recommend and monitor grant disbursement
  4. Recommend student scholarship recipient(s) for Foundation Scholarship
  5. Recommend additional resources for exceptional merit grants and Foundation for Excellence Scholarships

Current Agenda

  1. Enhancement of the stewardship of existing endowments
  2. Creation of a meaningful opportunity for connecting donors with endowment beneficiaries on a consistent basis
  3. Review of Exceptional Merit Grant proposals and submission of nominations to Foundation Board
  4. Review of Foundation for Excellence Scholarship candidates and submission of nominations to Foundation Board.
  5. Enhancement of resources available for exceptional merit grants and Foundation for Excellence
  6. Scholarship in cooperation with the Development Committee