About the Foundation

The University System of Georgia Foundation (USG Foundation) is committed to advancing the University System of Georgia's 2029 strategic plan of responsible stewardship initiatives by: 

  • working with all 26 campus advancement leaders on best practices and innovative approaches to increase the amount of private funds raised by institutions in general and for scholarships.
  • to reduce net cost of attendance for students and limit the amount of loans needed to finance education.


  • Institutional advancement services, including capacity-building grants and professional development training for the 26 USG institution foundations.
  • Fundraising for statewide need-based scholarships to support students across all 26 USG public institutions through endowed scholarships and the annual Regents’ Scholarship and Award Gala.
  • Innovative financing of capital projects at USG institutions.
  • Partnering with USG Initiatives: African-American Male Initiative (AAMI), Georgia Archives, Georgia Public Library System, Georgia Film Academy, and Georgia FinTech Academy.


  • 26 public institutions (listed below)
  • 340,000+ students
  • One of only four states with two or more institutions in the U.S. News and World Report Top 20 Public National Universities
  • FY22 Economic Impact: $20 billion * Research Funding: $2B annually *Selig Center for Economic Growth
  • To learn more about the USG click here