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UF/IFAS Advancement

UF/IFAS Advancement

UF/IFAS Advancement Council

The UF/IFAS Advancement Council, formerly known as the SHARE Council, is a group of volunteers committed to UF/IFAS. Members assist the UF/IFAS Advancement Office by cultivating relationships that serve and strengthen Florida agriculture and natural resources. The Council is composed of 20-40 volunteers serving a three-year renewable term, representing diverse food, agricultural and natural resource interests across Florida. 

UF/IFAS Advancement Council Goals

Advancement Council members promote fundraising and development for UF/IFAS in three primary ways:

Create Awareness > INFORM - EDUCATE - INSPIRE
We depend on Council members to inform and educate others about the UF/IFAS land-grant mission.

Build Relationships > INVOLVE - ENGAGE
Council members help to identify and cultivate relationships with individuals, corporations, foundations and legislators to help engage them with UF/IFAS.

Generate Support > ADVOCATE - INVEST

Council members assist in thanking donors and advocating for UF/IFAS fundraising needs.