With a steadfast commitment to student success, the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee provides a dynamic learning environment and student experience for those who seek to improve their lives and the lives of others through the power of education. 

As a community-centered, research-oriented university we actively seek partnerships with individuals, businesses and community organizations that share our vision of providing limitless opportunities for learning, growth and prosperity. 

How You Can Make A Difference

There are many ways to support the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and our key initiatives. Contributions to annual and endowed scholarships provide many of our students with the financial resources they need to attend college, while donations to support key initiatives of strategic importance such as STEM education facilities and programming are impactful as well. 

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Your Gift Impacts the Community

USFSM has identified exciting opportunities for supporters to contribute to areas of strategic importance that have been identified such as the construction of a new Science, Research and Technology Center and a new Residence Hall, the launch of an NCAA Division I women’s rowing team, and, of course, scholarships. 


Brunch on the Bay

Join us Nov. 3, 2019, for Bank of America Brunch on the Bay at USF Sarasota-Manatee to support undergraduate scholarships and student achievement.


Attend an Event

Each year, USF Sarasota-Manatee hosts dozens of events on campus and in the community for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the Sarasota-Manatee community. Get involved by visiting us or sponsoring an event!


Meet the Advancement Team 

The USF Sarasota-Manatee Advancement team works with individuals and business partners to raise funds and awareness for key initiatives in support of the university’s mission and vision. The advancement team facilitates ways for alumni and friends of the university to support our key initiatives. 

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Alumni Engagement

Connect with our local alumni community through a number of exciting, diverse events in Sarasota-Manatee.