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Welcome to the Valdosta State University Foundation, Inc.

The Valdosta State University Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit tax-exempt corporation organized under the laws of the state of Georgia and Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended.  The VSU Foundation, Inc. was founded in 1963 to support a variety of endeavors, all in support of the mission of Valdosta State University.  Gifts to the VSU Foundation, Inc. provide scholarship opportunities for VSU students, research support of faculty and students, assistance with scholarly travel opportunities for faculty and students, facility enhancements, equipment purchases, and many other donor-directed initiatives.

The mission of the Valdosta State University Foundation, Inc. is to support the development of educational excellence at Valdosta State University.  It does so by attracting and involving leaders from among the University’s alumni and friends in this endeavor.  The Foundation’s primary efforts shall be directed toward attracting, receiving, investing, managing, and expending gifts and other resources designated for the educational programs of the University.

If you would like to make an on-line gift to support Valdosta State University, please click on this link.  If you would like to speak with one of our development professionals about ways to make a gift in support of Valdosta State University, please send an email to or call the appropriate individual listed below.


John D. Crawford
Vice President for University Advancement
CEO, VSU Foundation, Inc.
(229) 333-5939


Karen A. Johnson
Director of Annual Giving
(229) 245-4329


Sandra J. Fletcher
Director of Planned Giving and Major Gifts
(229) 333-7441


Kerry W. Morris
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
(229) 245-3828


Whit Chappell
Director of Athletic Development
(229) 249-2631


Hilary H. Gibbs
Director of Development for the Langdale College of Business Administration
(229) 259-5503