Our Greatest Needs

The College has identified a number of initiatives that are critical to enhancing the educational experience for our students now and in the future. We invite you to learn more about these exciting programs by clicking on the links below. Together, with your financial support, we can make these educational enhancements a reality at CSW.

Big Ideas that will Shape our Future:

Trinity Institute for Addictions – Fund #5297

The Trinity Institute focuses on biopsychsocial approaches toward the prevention and treatment of substance abuse and dependence across all domains of practice

Geriatric Practicum Program – Fund #7582 

This Geriatric program provides support for stipends, training and mentoring to students interested in gerontology.

Institute for Family Violence Studies- Fund #5270 

The Institute for Family Violence provides prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault. This includes a healthy dating model, Law Enforcement Families Partnership and Alliance for Faith Based Leader Initiative

Community Outreach Program- Fund #7508 

The Community Outreach Program combine arts and athletics as vehicles to teach and enhance leadership development, academic achievement, socialization and other life skills for local youth, including those with limited social and economic opportunity.

FSU Multidisciplinary Center – Fund# 7523

FSU Multidisciplinary Center is a university-based diagnostic and training center that serves preschool and school-aged children presenting complex academic, medical, emotional or behavioral problems.

International Program 

Our international programs give students the opportunity to study abroad and experience internships, alternative spring break projects, and international exchange opportunities.

Field Program

We take pride in preparing our students for such opportunities through our extensive field education program, which provides on-the-job training and experience at locations across the globe, and produces social workers uniquely qualified to make a difference

Undergraduate Research Program

Research is one of the central elements to improving students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Understanding and applying research methods, ethics, and conduct rules strengthen students’ ability to value subjects and outcomes that affect them. Includes learning to read the discipline’s literature in critical ways to understand the issues in social work and the methods of evaluating them; understand the link between theory and professional intervention; develop communication skills; learn to work independently; expand innovation and creativity; use technology, including specific research-based computer programs; and work successfully with diverse people.

Professional Development Program 

College of Social Work’s office of professional development offers students, alumni, and social work professionals access to information related to our certificate programscontinuing educationsocial work licensure and career advancement.

Physical Spaces, renovations and technology

Supporters have the opportunity to continue the legacy with naming physical space at the college such as classrooms, and conference rooms.  CSW would like to create and improve research labs and student lounges. In addition to helping the college improve student desks and technology.

If you wish to discuss making a gift or establishing a program please contact Colette Podgorski, Director of Development, at CPodgorski@foundation.fsu.edu or (850) 228-8536

Make your gift today:

Online: Go to http://give.fsu.edu/csw
1. Enter the amount you would like to donate.
2. Set the Designation drop-down box to “Other” and specify the scholarship and fund number.

Or Mail Check with scholarship name and fund number to:
FSU Foundation
2010 Levy Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32306