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Annual Giving

The Parents and Family Fund


Parents, grandparents, siblings, spouses, partners and family members play a special role in life of Valencia College in supporting students and the educational mission of the College. The Parents and Family Fund has been designed as a direct way for the parents and family members of current Valencia students to make gifts to expand educational opportunities for all students, as well as to positively impact the teaching and learning mission of the college.

Here are just a few of the ways gifts to The Parents & Family Fund enrich the educational experience of all students. Your gift to The Parents and Family Fund makes the following possible:

  • World Class System of Libraries - Student learning is enhanced through the financial support of Valencia’s system of libraries by funding acquisitions of books, magazines and on-line resources;
  • Career Exploration and Development Programs - Students learn about career fields and to prepare for the world of work though career exploration and development activities;
  • Travel Funds for Conference and Competition Participation - Students are able to attend regional, state and national conferences and competitions to present papers and represent the College in academic and career competitions;
  • Cultural Opportunities - The cultural horizons of students are expanded by bringing thought leaders, artists, musicians, speakers and performers of all types to campus;
  • Undergraduate Research - Students are able to pursue undergraduate research projects under the supervision of Valencia’s talented faculty;
  • Service Learning and Community Service - Students are able to secure critically needed supplies and equipment to participate in service learning and community services projects;
  • Global Perspectives - Students are able to participate in experiences that help develop a global perspective of the world, an appreciation of other cultures, and to participate in international study programs;
  • Smart Classrooms - Students have access to the latest equipment, technology and instrumentation in their labs, classrooms, and teaching theatres with your financial support;
  • And Much More


Join the many parents & family members currently supporting the educational mission of Valencia College by making your gift to The Parents & Family Fund Today! Give now