Lake Sumter State College
Lake Sumter State College

Lake-Sumter Foundation

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lake-Sumter Community College Foundation, Inc. is excellence in education, service to the community and financial assistance to qualified students.

Message from the Executive Director

For many years, the Lake-Sumter Community College Foundation, Inc. (LSCC Foundation) has brought together a diverse group of individuals who share the same passion for higher education in our community. This dedicated volunteer board of business and community leaders understands that educating students goes far beyond merely providing access and financial resources. It also includes empowering the students of our communities to help others as they have been helped, and become a successful part of the workforce in our area as they pursue their dreams here at Lake-Sumter Community College.

Our community takes great pride in its support of the LSCC Foundation. From awarding scholarships for tuition and books to providing funds for faculty and staff to purchase equipment to further educate our students, gifts to the LSCC Foundation directly benefit local residents and positively impact economic growth and success. As a result of the generous contributions from our community, the LSCC Foundation has grown from $3 million in assets to over $10 million in assets in the past nine years.

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I can assure you that your generous contribution to the LSCC Foundation for student scholarships or other restricted funds is doing good in many ways. With over nine years experience as the Executive Director of the LSCC Foundation I have had the pleasure to witness first-hand how these gifts make a difference in the lives of students in Lake and Sumter counties and the surrounding communities.

We believe in “Changing Lives and Building Futures” for students attending LSCC. Each year, the Foundation provides over $450,000 in scholarships and administers over 400 scholarships and endowment accounts. In addition, each year the LSCC Foundation kicks off its annual campaign to help raise dollars for scholarships and program support. Not only have we exceeded our goal each year, but the LSCC faculty and staff supports this campaign with over 80% who give. Whether you are a recent high school graduate, valedictorian of your class, a single parent, or a returning adult student, the LSCC Foundation strives to ensure that opportunities continue to exist at LSCC for access and excellence in higher education.

As LSCC continues to experience record growth in enrollment, the LSCC Foundation recognizes the needs for scholarship support will increase. With your support we will do our best to meet those needs. We hope you will join us in our efforts of “Changing Lives and Building Futures” in our community.

Sincerely,

Rosanne Brandeburg