Alumni and friends established the Institute of Technology Foundation at Utica/Rome, Inc. to help preserve and improve the unique features of SUNYIT’s educational programs.
Chartered in 1974, the Institute of Technology Foundation at Utica/Rome, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation, organized under New York State law and granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service. The Foundation promotes, receives, invests, and disburses private gifts to SUNYIT. It exists solely to benefit SUNYIT and its students and faculty through the award of scholarships, the acquisition of much needed equipment, and other purposes as may be directed by the board of trustees.
The Foundation is comprised of representatives of the local community, alumni, the college council, administration, faculty, staff, and the student body. The board of trustees manages the Foundation’s property, business affairs and fiscal stability.