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Mission

POLICY: 1.1
Effective Date: 01/01/2004
Last Updated: 10/18/2013
Policy Owner: Coyle, Cindy

The mission of The University of Georgia Foundation is to provide: support for the teaching, research, public service and outreach programs of The University of Georgia by means of volunteer leadership and assistance in development and fundraising activities; fiduciary care for the assets of the Foundation for the long-term benefit and enhancement of the University; and, broad advice, consultation, and support to the President of the University. The foundation shall operate as a cooperative organization in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding being entered into with the University System of Georgia Board of Regents effective July 1, 2011 as such memorandum of understanding may be modified or amended from time to time. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Foundation is organized and shall operate exclusively for purposes which are charitable, educational, or scientific within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (“Internal Revenue Code”).