Why You Give

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Why YOU Give

Paying it forward. Investing in your community. It's the right thing to do.  There's no one reason why you give to USF, but you and all of our supporters do share one thing in common: you trust us to use your donations to make a difference. 


Powerful Women Powering Philanthropy

Visionary women have created a culture of philanthropy at USF that has inspired others to give.
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Scholarships for Future Doctors

Worried the expense would deter students from enrolling in medical school, Morton "Phil" Stanson and Bill Toshok wanted to help relieve some of the cost for the next generation of doctors.
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A New Way to Give

In November 2019, Jerry and Sue Ellen Addicott celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary, which also marked 21 years of consistent giving to WUSF Public Media. And thanks to supporters like the Addicotts, the music they love plays on.
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Support in Every Way

Though Cindy Kane ’76 has invested countless hours of her time into WLP, Kane and her husband, Mark, recently decided to make a generous financial investment in the future of the organization.
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A Boost for Promising Female Scholars

Jane Applegate, who served as dean of the USF College of Education from 1997-2001, knew she wanted to do something to advance women at USF. But it wasn't until a couple of friends pointed her toward WLP that she found the right fit for her gift.
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Sound Values to Live By

Farr said his Sigma Nu experience at the University of South Florida provided a positive foundation that has carried through the rest of his life — through graduate school, through his career as a real estate attorney and through his personal life, raising two daughters.
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Total Donors in FY19


Scholarship $ Raised FY19


Endowment Assets Through FY19