When you support the services that are owned and operated by the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, you help students obtain on-campus jobs, and help fund scholarships, campus programs and educational grants. Foundation enterprises include Dining Services, the Bronco Bookstore, the University Village and Kellogg West Conference Center & Hotel.
As the largest employer of students on campus, the Foundation offers valuable work experience and hands-on training to approximately 1,500 Cal Poly Pomona students each year. The Foundation offers positions in various fields; whether it is in the area of technology, science, retail, culinary arts, hospitality management, leadership or research grants, these student employees participate in Cal Poly Pomona's learn-by-doing philosophy and acquire practical skills in their designated field of study.
The Foundation also contributes operating support to nearly 1,100 Foundation and scholarship programs every year, including Bronco Athletics and the Norman J. Priest Scholarship. In addition, the Foundation administers grants and contracts, contributes to campus security, and supports several university publications. The Foundation contributes over $1 million annually to Cal Poly Pomona.
Because of your support, the Foundation is able to provide these beneficial services every year. Thank you for making your purchases on campus and contributing to the success of Cal Poly Pomona students and the university community.
Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc., established in 1966, is an integral component of the educational mission of the University. In pursuit of this mission, the Foundation is a partner in the University community that includes students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and members of the larger community. The Foundation exists to provide the highest level of service and financial support while maintaining corporate fiscal integrity.
The role of the Foundation is to provide convenient and appropriate goods and services at a reasonable price and to develop additional assets and resources for the University. The Foundation also promotes and celebrates the cultural diversity of the University. It helps foster and maintain an effective learning environment to provide educational opportunities, reflects an institutional image of competence and quality, and encourages cooperative relations within the University community. Excellence in service to the University is the highest priority with the Foundation. The Foundation accomplishes this by:
Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. The Foundation subscribes to all state and federal regulations, and prohibits discrimination based on sex, race, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, marital status, age, religious creed, color, ancestry, medical condition or veteran status. The Foundation hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
The Foundation operates as a public-benefit charitable-educational organization under the provisions of the California Revenue and Taxation Code, Section 23701(d) and the United States Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3). As a recognized auxiliary of the California State University, the Foundation conforms to the regulations established by the Board of Trustees of the California State University and approved by the California State Director of Finance, as required by the California Education Code, Section 89900. The University's administrative organization supervises the Foundation, as required by Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Section 42402.
Quality Service Supporting Quality Education
To be the best, an organization of employees must be committed to quality, recognized as leaders and award winners. An organization having the best business practices. An organization where service quality consistently exceeds customer expectations and financial performance consistently exceeds comparable industry norms. An organization with a stimulating and gratifying workplace where employees can achieve their full potential.
Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc. management is not easy. Being part of our organization is challenging, demanding and often frustrating. It requires us to be willing to work hard and get along with a diversity of interests while serving them all, under intense pressure and with little recognition. It is, however also worthwhile, stimulating and rewarding; we are part of the process for higher education at Cal Poly Pomona and we do contribute significantly to the education of every student.
Vision and mission, strategic planning, policies and procedures, customer service and campus relations all build and depend upon each other. Without a vision and mission, effective planning cannot take place. The process of assessing current status, soliciting input from campus stakeholders, and identifying problems and goals is common to each, and reinforce the others.