Mark your calendars for 2019 PIVOT in January 2019. For 2018, EXCELerate with us! Visit the EXCELERATE Event Page

PIVOT is Florida Polytechnic University’s premier fundraising event. The past two events have raised more than $3 million for The Florida Polytechnic University Foundation.

The Florida Polytechnic University Foundation is composed of respected business and community leaders committed to the University’s success. The Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that builds and manages the funds needed to support student scholarships and the University’s educational mission.

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Ways to Get Involved

Florida Poly Fellows

Florida Poly Fellows support Florida Polytechnic University as champions of the University’s mission and vision. They support the University’s innovative approach to STEM education and help drive it forward.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

PIVOT would not be made possible without the generosity of it’s sponsors. The foundation has put together a variety of sponsorship opportunities and is happy to meet with those interested in sponsoring PIVOT or any other University fundraiser. For information about last year’s opportunities, please review our sponsorship packet.  Please contact Lidia Vigil with any questions at: or 863.874.8732

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Dollar Match Challenge

The party may be over but the giving doesn’t have to end. An anonymous donor committed to match dollar for dollar every gift received during the evening of PIVOT and going forward up to ONE MILLION DOLLARS.

For more information about PIVOT please email

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Steering Committee

Terri Avent

Patti Bostick

Gregory Fancelli

Ginny Houghton

Alice Hunt

Jan Hyman

Lynn Oakley

Shelley Robinson

Loretta Sanders

Seretha S. Tinsley