Guiding Principles

Valencia College Foundation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. We value the richness of diversity in its many forms and respect the dignity of each individual. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious creed, disabling condition, age or marital status. Our focus is to support Valencia College’s mission, as we strive to unlock access to learning for students of all backgrounds.

  • to steward the resources entrusted to our care
  • to make enhancement of student learning the center of our work
  • to provide opportunities to individuals who might not otherwise be able to attend college
  • to invest wisely and conservatively
  • to partner with the college to meet its mission in the community
  • to communicate openly, frequently and honestly with our constituents
  • to honor the privacy of our donors and friends
  • to value diversity in all its forms and respect the dignity of the individual
  • to ensure we meet both the letter and the spirit of the laws that govern our work