Believe: The UCF Faculty & Staff Campaign

Why We Give

There are at least as many reasons to give to Believe, the UCF Faculty and Staff Campaign, as there are faculty and staff members at our remarkable institution. So, why do you Believe?


“The UCF alumni legacy scholarship has given me the opportunity to pursue the career that I love, without the worry of financial stress or the burden of debt.”

Nicholas Chase, Music Education Student

Nicholas Chase
Chanda Torres

“I give back to UCF because I believe in providing a lifetime opportunity to a student who can change the world.”

Chanda Torres ’98 ’00MA ’08EdD, Assistant Vice President of Student Development and Enrollment Services


“Philanthropic support is critical to establishing a very high-level research institute such as UCF, from helping to support the recruitment of esteemed faculty to the building of state-of-the-art facilities.”

Kaley Garner '16, Master of Science in Biotechnology Student

Kaley Garner
Ayaka Nakayama

“With golf, it’s about being at my best. Without the support of my scholarship, I could not be here finding out more about myself.”

Ayaka Nakayama, Human Communication Student-athlete


“I give because each day I walk into the Recreation and Wellness Center, I’m able to see the benefit firsthand.”

Andrea Snead, Recreation and Wellness Center Sport Clubs Coordinator

Andrea Snead 
David Schreier

“It’s important for me as both an alumnus and a faculty member to give back to the university that gave me not only two degrees, but also a rewarding career.”

David Schreier ’02 ’10MA, Assistant Director of Bands


Giving Matters

UCF is at the forefront of an "insurgency in higher education," says the Washington Post, creating opportunity on a grand scale. Together, we can change the lives of generations of promising students — and the future of our region and our world.

© University of Central Florida Foundation, Inc. 2017