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Fontbonne Community Connection
Our Mission:

The Fontbonne Community Connection (FCC) is a women’s giving circle that believes in the mission of Fontbonne University and, specifically, in the positive effect that higher education has on society. The FCC acts on these beliefs by awarding financial grants to faculty, staff, and students of the University to advance their educational goals and to promote Fontbonne University.
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The Purpose

Because the FCC believes in the positive effect that higher education has on society, and because we believe Fontbonne University is educating students to serve a world in need, the FCC, a women’s giving circle, will focus on assisting faculty, staff, and students, as well as student organizations to reach higher and broader in their educational dreams.

The FCC will offer financial awards to faculty, staff or students to help them achieve goals, dreams and ideas that could otherwise not be met or pursued within a current budget.

While various University groups will ultimately benefit from the FCC, its members will also reap the satisfaction of making a noticeable difference in the lives of others.

Our Impact

  • 80+ current members
  • $1,099,703 total awarded
  • 189 total awards funded

Membership Information

Membership is open to all women who wish to further the mission and goals of Fontbonne University through FCC financial support and participation. Contact us to learn more about joining.

Recent Initiatives

The Fontbonne Community Connection (FCC) announced its 12th yearly cycle of awards, which now has reached a grand total of $1 million.
Map of Bosnia.
The Bosnia Memory Project at Fontbonne University is a historical and cultural preservation project dedicated to establishing an enduring record of Bosnian genocide survivors, especially those living in metropolitan St. Louis.
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