The Founders Fund, Inc.


707 Gulf Park Drive. Naples, Florida 34108


Testimonials from Scholars and Students

I am a first year Finance major. School has challenged me with rigorous coursework, and has provided me with a plethora of opportunities for professional development and personal growth. I’m enjoying learning about macroeconomics and I look forward to taking finance and accounting courses soon. The Founders Fund Scholarship of the Club at Pelican Bay immensely contributed to my education and has allowed me to focus on my studies without having to worry about the high tuition rate.
Edwin Herard – University of Florida

I’m a junior and my major is Integrated Health Science. I’ve been enjoying classes regarding the nutrition and health of communities around the world. My current GPA is a 3.48 and I have all A’s for this semester.
Nicole Garrabrant – Stetson University

The Founders Fund has allowed me to put myself through school and graduate debt free. Thanks to the scholarship, I am able concentrate on my schooling without having to worry about how I will pay for this higher education.
Stephanie Wolf – Florida Gulf Coast University

College life has added up to be more than I would’ve imagined it to be. I am excelling in my grades and maintaining a great GPA. My favorite part so far has been becoming a member of the Pegasus Mascot Team and being able to walk around with Pegasus during our home football games!
Davis Vertin – UCF

Nearing the end of my college career, I am eternally grateful to everyone who has helped me get this far. The wonderful people of the Founders Fund deserve special thanks in their support and help towards my goal in becoming the first person in my family to attend and graduate college. Thank you.
Jose Luis Martinez – University of Florida

You have lightened my financial burden which allows me to focus on the most important aspect of school: learning. Your generosity has inspired me to help others and give back to the community. I hope one day to be able to help students achieve their goals just as you have helped me. I’m very fortunate to be able to continue my academics, athletics and community service. Thank you for your support of my future.
Cassie Fernandez – Flagler College

I am extremely happy for the opportunity the Founders Fund has given me by selecting me for this scholarship. It is a true blessing. The scholarship will help propel me into my future and allow me to follow my dreams.
Shakira Minor – Florida Gulf Coast University

Scholarship foundations like The Founders Fund, Inc. help students like me in achieving their goals of becoming someone who can make a difference in the lives of others.
Xiomara – Florida Gulf Coast University

This scholarship has meant so much to me since it is the only renewable one that I received. I appreciate the fact that The Founders Fund has helped so much with my education.
Dona-Gee – Lee University

My daughter, Isabella, received your scholarship in 2007 and is graduating from the University of Miami in May! She’s been accepted at the University of Pennsylvania Grad School! Thank you so much for helping her!
Julie – Parent, University of Miami

I am studying in Florence, Italy this semester and I’m loving it! So much to see and do! I really appreciate The Founders Fund for backing me and my education to make it possible to study abroad.
Christen – University of Florida

I would like to thank you for the opportunity to receive your generous scholarship for the 2004/2005 academic year. Your organization has been a tremendous help throughout my college years. You have made it possible for me to broaden my horizons while not having to stress over financial matters.
Gary – University of Florida

Thanks to the generosity of The Founders Fund for the past four years, I have had the opportunity to continue my education and grow in the university and activities throughout the campus. Without the kindness of your scholarship, I know my experiences would have suffered.
Monique – Florida State University

I thank The Founders Fund for everything because without your help I wouldn’t be doing everything I am today.
Marjorie – Florida Atlantic University