About George Mason University
The George Mason University Foundation
Established in 1966, the George Mason University Foundation works to advance
and further the aims and purposes of George Mason University. It is a 501(c)(3)
nonprofit foundation organized and operated exclusively for the benefit of the
The foundation assists the university in generating private support, and manages,
invests, and administers private gifts, including endowment and real property.
It is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees, led by a chairman. The vice president
of University Development and Alumni Affairs of George Mason University serve
as president of the foundation.