SRU

About Us

Mission
Slippery Rock University Foundation, Inc. exists to generate, develop, and steward charitable gifts and other resources to support the priorities of Slippery Rock University and its students.

History
Slippery Rock University Foundation, Inc. was established in May, 1970, by a group of individuals that wanted to enhance the educational opportunities for students wanting to attend Slippery Rock University.  Through the dedicated efforts of its board of directors, volunteers and staff - - - and with the generous contributions of thousands of individuals and organizations, Slippery Rock University Foundation, Inc. has grown in its ability to help stimulate the educational enterprise within Slippery Rock University.  The Foundation continues to maintain positive relationships with its University constituencies including students, alumni, faculty, and administrators.

Current Programs and Activities
Slippery Rock University Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 non-profit foundation independent from Slippery Rock University. Through a comprehensive fundraising program, its staff and volunteers generate private gifts which support the priorities of Slippery Rock University. Alumni, friends of Slippery Rock University, corporations, businesses, foundations, and organizations are asked to support the priority needs of Slippery Rock University through direct mail, phonathon, major gift and gift-planning opportunities.  Slippery Rock University Foundation, Inc. secures annual and capital support for scholarships, student/faculty research, cultural programming, equipment, facilities, and other University priorities. Slippery Rock University Foundation, Inc. manages and administers these funds in a manner prescribed by donors. In addition to seeking private contributions and grants, the Slippery Rock University Foundation, Inc. also provides quality on-campus student housing and is the developer of Slippery Rock Technology Park.

One Morrow Way 100 Old Main Slippery Rock, PA 16057 Phone 724.738.2004 Fax 724.738.2520