The Longwood University Foundation, Inc. enhances the image of Longwood University by supporting the institution's academic, social, and economic goals. The Foundation seeks to maximize private sector support by engaging in ethical and responsible donor cultivation, strategic investment plans, and timely distribution of private resources.


The Longwood University Foundation will:

  • Strengthen the University's positive impact on the community, state, and region;
  • Provide resources to ensure high levels of institutional excellence beyond the capabilities of state funding;
  • Adhere to the highest standards of stewardship for private sector University support, and
  • Increase awareness about the Foundation's function and purpose to all constituencies.

Statement of Purpose

The Foundation was created under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia to serve Longwood University as an organization to foster the image of Longwood and through its actions enhance the academic, social, and physical growth of the University.

The Longwood University Foundation, Inc. works in conjunction with the Office of Institutional Advancement to raise donations in support of University operating and endowment programs.

We are further charged with monitoring donor stewardship requirements through prudent investment performance that supports stable and steady endowment spending.