Foundation Support

$5,318,445 contributed by the USA Foundation to the University of South Alabama for the first six months of the fiscal year 2020-2021.

  • $5,000,702 semi-annual contribution to the University of South Alabama was approved by the USA Foundation Board of Directors at its December 10, 2020 meeting. (Please see Detail 2021 for complete listing.)
  • Highlights of the Foundation’s contributions for the six-month period through December 31, 2020 are:
    • $526,101 for scholarship support, including $375,000 for the Whiddon Scholars program;
    • $1,345,739 for faculty support, including support of 36 professorships;
    • $3,446,605 for academic programs including:
      • $219,900 for USA Foundation Research Fellowships and graduate assistantship stipends;
      • $110,000 for Faculty Development Fund, for faculty travel support;
      • $1,898,051 for support of USA Health for equipment for the new Freestanding Emergency Department;
      • $570,146 for Clinical Support Fund; and
      • $331,828 for Hospital Equipment.
  • Contributions from the Disproportionate Share Hospital Funds (DSH Funds) for the six-month period ending December 31, 2020, total $2,800,025.
  • Projected distributions from the Disproportionate Share Hospital Funds for the fiscal year 2021 are $5,600,051.
  • Please see Detail 2021 for complete listing.
  • More than $199 Million in support of the University of South Alabama

Through December 31, 2020, the Foundation has provided more than $199 Million in support of the University of South Alabama:

  • $24.3 Million to support student scholarships;
  • $77.1 Million to support faculty; and
  • $97.6 Million to support academic programs.