The North Georgia College & State University Foundation, Inc.
North Georgia College & State University Foundation, Inc. is a
Georgia non-profit corporation with the purpose of receiving, investing
and administering the private support of North Georgia College &
The mission of the foundation is to support and enhance the university by encouraging
charitable gifts from alumni and friends leading to academic programs
of excellence. This margin of excellence allows the university to build
upon a growing reputation of quality and value beyond the traditional
resources provided by state appropriations or student tuition and fees.
The foundation serves as the university's gift receiving office as the
Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia asks donors to
make charitable gifts to the foundation. For that reason, care should
be taken to ensure that all checks, deeds and negotiable instruments
are made to the NGCSU Foundation. The foundation will provide a gift
receipt suitable for tax purposes acknowledging each gift.
A Board of Trustees, composed of loyal alumni and friends, administers
and invests charitable gifts to maximize the gift's value to the university. The foundation is tax exempt under provisions of section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Internal Revenue Service
has further ruled that contributions to the foundation are deductible
by donors as provided in section 170 of the Code for federal income,
gift and estate tax purposes. These provisions provide the most
favorable tax advantages allowed by the Internal Revenue Service for
To find out more about giving to North Georgia through the NGCSU Foundation, please visit our Development Office pages.