The UNCP Foundation, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit corporation chartered in 1968 for the purpose of seeking, accepting, and administering the full range of private contributions for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The mission of the Foundation is to build positive working relationships between UNC Pembroke and the communities it serves; give leadership to the development of resources for programs not funded or partially funded by the State; approve programs to be funded from identified resources; promote the welfare and future development of UNCP; supervise the administration of such funds; and provide a formal mechanism for identifying and utilizing volunteers to realize these stated goals.
The UNCP Foundation, Inc. is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of UNCP alumni and friends who share in the pride of the University’s history and who are committed to its promise in the years to come.
In order to build a greater UNC Pembroke, the Foundation seeks financial support through annual gifts, capital campaigns, planned or deferred gifts and other ongoing fundraising programs.
It is the responsibility of the Foundation’s Directors to manage and disburse assets prudently within a policy that encourages the enhancement of the resources of the Foundation.
The Board has the fiduciary responsibility of managing the activities and affairs of the Foundation, subject to accepted business practices.:
The UNCP Foundation, Inc. is a qualified charitable organization under sec. 501(c)(3), 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the IRS Code. It is an active not-for-profit NC Corporation certified by the Secretary of NC under the laws of the State of NC as in Chapter 55A of the GS of NC and the several amendments thereto. Contributions to the University through the Foundation qualify as tax deductions as provided under current tax law.
FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBERS
Immediate Past Chair
Dr. Stewart Thomas
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
Dr. Bryan Robinson
Vice Chancellor for Advancement
Dr. Cherry Beasley
Dr. Robin G. Cummings
High Point, NC
Laurel Hill, NC
Oak Hill, VA
Red Springs, NC
President, UNCP Alumni Association
Hope Mills, NC