LAST UPDATED: October 16, 2018
Education & Youth Development
UNCF (the United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, supports and strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding 17 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 1,100 colleges and universities across the country. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, ‟A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” ® Learn more at UNCF.org or for continuous updates and news, follow UNCF on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @UNCF.
1222 South Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

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UNCF Board of Directors
Merck & Company
UNCF Board of Directors
Sodexo North America
UNCF Board of Directors
Spelman College


Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Early W. Reese
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Seth Bardu
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Maurice E. Jenkins
Executive Vice President, National Development


This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.