The purposes of the Foundation are to cultivate, solicit, and secure gifts, pledges and grants, offered by individuals, corporations, and foundations and to use such resources to enhance, support, promote and complement the mission of the College. The Foundation’s constituencies include alumni, parents, legislators, corporations, foundations and friends who are interested in the development of the College. The Friends of Ramapo and the Alumni Association are under the auspices of the Foundation.
The Friends of Ramapo, a group of area residents, not limited to Mahwah, shall expand communication and foster greater understanding between the College and the community. The Alumni Association shall promote goals, interests and ideals of the College and foster mutually beneficial relations among alumni, students, faculty, administration and staff. The Parents Council serves as an advisory group to the president.
All institutional fund raising efforts at the College must be coordinated through the Foundation and Office of Institutional Advancement. Management of the foundation is vested in the Board of Governors.