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Association of Florida Colleges Foundation, Inc.

The Association of Florida Colleges Foundation, Inc. is a 501C(3) charitable corporation formed on June 4, 1991. The AFC Foundation, Inc. provides charitable and educational financial support to the Association of Florida Colleges, its members and institutions. Some of these have included:

  • Facilitating the purchase of the first permanent home for the AFC in Tallahassee
  • Coordinating fundraising events with the involvement of AFC chapters, regions, and commissions for the construction of the first AFC building
  • Providing resources for the renovations and maintenance of the Association building
  • Providing resources and support to colleges which suffered losses during hurricane and other catastrophic events
  • Supporting annual convention events and other activities of the Association
  • Providing professional development scholarships to members

Professional Development Scholarships

Annually the AFC Foundation awards members professional development scholarships up to $300.  The scholarship funds may be used for participation in any AFC professional development event including the Leadership Conference, Membership Conference, Annual Convention, and Commission and Chapter educational events.  Members may apply for a scholarship by clicking on the link below.

Click here to learn more about the AFC Foundation, Inc. Professional Development Scholarship


AFC Building Capital Fund - Burst the Balloon

In 2005, the AFC purchased an office building in downtown Tallahassee, one block from the Capitol. The building houses the AFC, the Florida College System Activities Association and numerous attorneys and lobbying firms.  The building also provides a suite of office spaces for colleges to utilize when their president or governmental relations staff are in Tallahassee conducting business. The "Burst the Balloon" Campaign was established in 2011 as a means of targeted giving to help raise funds to apply to reducing the mortgage on the AFC Building. Contributions to the AFC Burst the Balloon Campaign can be made by clicking on the link below. All contributions are tax deductible.

Click here to learn more about contributing to Burst the Balloon

The AFC Foundation Board of Directors are:

Mr. Andre Hawkins, Chair, Indian River State College Dr. John Holdnak, Gulf Coast State College
Dr. Burt Harres, Vice Chair, Pasco-Hernando State College, retired Mr. Jeb Blackburn, Florida College System Activities Association
Mr. Michael Brawer, Executive Administrator, AFC Dr. Catherine Cornelius, South Florida State College, retired
Mrs. Joyce Traynom, Chipola College, Retired Ms. Delores Teter, St. Petersburg College, Retired
Dr. Dan Rodkin, 2015 AFC President, Santa Fe College Dr. Ronda White, Tallahassee Community College, Retired
Ms. Carol Quinn, Pensacola State College Dr. Debbie Douma, Pensacola State College
Mr. Joseph Lang Dr. Milton Jones, Emeritus Member
Dr. Will Benedicks, Tallahassee Community College, Retired Dr. Chuck Mojock, Lake-Sumter State College

Tax deductible donations may be made to:

Association of Florida Colleges Foundation, Inc.
113 East College Avenue
Tallahassee, Florida 32301

Click here to donate online via credit card.

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