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UAFS Foundation Inc.

The UAFS Foundation, Inc. plays a crucial role in shaping the future of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.

Recognized as one of the largest foundations in Arkansas, this non-profit organization is dedicated to providing financial support to enhance the educational experience at UAFS and enable access to that education, knowing it can change lives, communities, and society. With a focus on transparency and accountability, the UAFS Foundation provides scholarships, grants, and other funding initiatives to empower individuals to achieve their academic and professional aspirations.


About the UAFS Foundation

The Foundation exemplifies the university’s commitment to creating a more inclusive and equitable campus community by providing students with the necessary resources to succeed. So too, it makes possible the university’s goal to advance excellence in scholarship, allowing UAFS to recruit, retain and equip the innovative faculty and staff who will lead those students to new heights.

The UAFS Foundation is committed to making the most significant impact possible, working closely with the university to guarantee funding is used to advance the true mission of the institution and executing regular, third-party audits to ensure it operates efficiently and with integrity. The Foundation has made a tremendous and lasting impact on the university and its students.  

Thanks to the generosity of the alumni, friends, corporate partners, and fellow foundations who support UAFS, the UAFS Foundation, Inc. can create a brighter future in the River Valley and ensure the power of higher education is accessible to all.