Alumni and friends established the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Foundation, Inc. to help preserve and improve the unique features of SUNY Poly’s educational programs.
Chartered in 1974, the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation, organized under New York State law and granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service (EIN 23-7412413). The Foundation promotes, receives, invests, and disburses private gifts to SUNY Poly. It exists solely to benefit SUNY Poly 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.