Old Westbury College Foundation

Established in 1968, The Old Westbury College Foundation, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to assisting the State University of New York at Old Westbury in becoming the flagship arts and sciences college in the state system. Directed by a board of distinguished business, civic and academic leaders, the Foundation solicits gifts, grants and endowments that enhance the educational, research and community service mission of the College.  

Funds raised through foundation-managed events, solicitations, and real estate dealings help bridge the gap between tuition and operating expenses at SUNY Old Westbury, and ensure that Old Westbury students have the best educational experience possible.

Upcoming Events 

2019 Leadership Awards Dinner

Banner with green and gold text readling" "Leadership Awards Dinner"The 2019 Leadership Awards Dinner will honor distinguished area citizens and College alumni who enrich our community in distinctive ways — economically, scientifically, culturally, intellectually and socially — and whose efforts, taken together, are helping to transform the Long Island Region. A special salute will also be given to College President Calvin O. Butts, III, in recognition of his 20 years of service to SUNY Old Westbury.  Visit the 2019 Leadership Awards Dinner event page for details.

Mission Statement

The Old Westbury College Foundation’s mission is to provide resources, develop relationships, create additional awareness and offer guidance when appropriate to ensure continuous progress in the development of the College’s academic programs, student life, and community relations.

Vision Statement

The Old Westbury College Foundation, Inc. values education as vital to a dynamic, productive society and recognizes that SUNY Old Westbury serves as a gateway to the future for our diverse community. The Foundation will provide resources to enhance the College’s ability to sustain and expand its position as a community innovator and leader.