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  • Graduation

    We offer as many as 1,000 student scholarships each year.

  • Alumni Event

    The FSW Alumni Association hosts events all over Southwest Florida.

  • Theater

    Our fundraising supports students in the FSW Theatre Program.

  • Painting

    We remain committed to a robust visual arts program at FSW.

  • Nursing

    Our investments in new pediatric simulators for the School of Health Professions help nursing students receive exceptional training.

  • Athletics

    We are working with the College to bring athletics back in the fall of 2015.

  • Cornerstone

    We host influential speakers as part of the FSW Cornerstone Critical Thinking Lecture Series, including acclaimed author Christian Parenti in November 2014.

  • Faro Scanner

    Our investment in the state-of-the-art FARO Focus 3D Laser Scanner helps our criminal justice students prepare to solve real world crimes.

  • Concert Series

    We sponsor the FSW Student Music Concert Series at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall.

  • Veteran Scholarships

    We work with local veterans wanting to earn a degree or learn a new skill at FSW.

  • Art Openings

    We support and invite the community to world-class exhibitions in the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery.

  • Students

    And many more great opportunities for our students in the future thanks to your generous support!



The FSW Foundation’s mission is to assist students in reaching their goals

Each year, the Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation provides about $2 million in student scholarships and investments in programs, technology and facilities – all to benefit the over 22,000 students we serve annually. We understand that if we provide a strong foundation, there’s nothing they can’t accomplish.

We are committed to continually improving the quality of education and opportunities for students at FSW – something that is possible thanks to your generous support. Follow the links on this page to learn more about ways to give and how you can make a difference in a student’s life.



News and Events

Date Title
Aug 31 A Grand Slam: Brown & Brown Support FSW Baseball with $50,000 Gift (District)
When Florida SouthWestern State College’s baseball team takes the diamond at City of Palms Park to compete in Spring 2016, they will have more than fan support. The Fort Myers and Naples offices of Brown & Brown Insurance are supporting FSW baseball with $50,000. “Florida SouthWestern has something really special…
Aug 24 Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW Awarded $25,000 State Grant (District)
The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) was awarded a $25,000 Specific Cultural Projects grant from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs. Specific Cultural Projects grants benefit arts in education, discipline-based cultural or artistic projects, and underserved cultural community development. The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, which received the…
Aug 18 Mother's Illness Inspires FSW Student to Help Others (District)
While college is typically a time for students to explore their interests and decide what it is they want to do with their lives, 22-year-old Florida SouthWestern State College student Alexandria Mills discovered that her path was defined by her mother's cardiac disease. Alexandria knew she wanted to work in…