Established in 1972, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Foundation (SMCM Foundation) enriches the lives of those touched by St. Mary’s College of Maryland by maximizing private charitable support. The SMCM Foundation works closely with the College, the Board of Trustees and the President to enhance the College’s strategic plan through areas such as scholarships, academic enhancements, faculty support, student success, capital projects, athletics and areas of critical need. The private funds raised allow the College to continue to provide an outstanding liberal arts honors education to a talented and diverse student body.
The SMCM Foundation is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization that supports the College through sound fiscal management of a growing endowment portfolio. It is governed by a Board of Directors that gives its expertise and time in service to the College without compensation.