2024 Semper Fidelis Award Dinner Postponded until Spring 2025


A Mission that Matters

MCU Foundation supports, enriches, and further enhances
Marine Corps University programs.


The Foundation is the only organization dedicated to raising, managing, and disbursing private funds that provide a margin of excellence at MCU.

Advocating Marine Education

For over 40 years, the Marine Corps University Foundation has harnessed the power of the private sector in support of the Marine Corps’ most pressing educational needs.

Our Impact


Total dollars invested in MCU from the Foundation since 2010

While specific priorities change from year to year, we are consistent in our strategic support in Institutional Advancement, Leadership Development, and Special Projects and Enhancements at MCU.


Number of academic chairs funded by MCUF annually

Our commitment to investing in Leadership Development focuses on partnering with senior leadership to identify the changing trends in warfare and investing in world class faculty to equip our students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to lead the next generation of Marines.


The community we serve at MCU

The community we serve is vast and includes both Officer PME and Enlisted PME in resident, blended, and distance learning formats, as well as civilian, military, and CDET faculty at the Marine Corps University.


Number of awards we support at MCU

We recognize that our military’s greatest assets lie in the human personnel who are making the decisions affecting global peace and security. For that reason, we are proud to sponsor awards and recognition for the brightest minds at the Marine Corps University.

Our Impact

MCU Foundation funds the Marine Corps University (MCU) Alumni Association, the official Alma Mater. Helping to expand and leverage your professional network to get you introduced to people you should know.

Providing support to Marine Corps University not available by public funds. Projects include faculty research, curriculum development, and endowing academic chairs, and other collaborative efforts to facilitate relationships between the local community, academia, military and industry.

Our commitment to investing in Leadership Development focused on identifying the changing trends in warfare and equip our students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to lead the next generation of Marines.

The Foundation’s sole mission is to bridge the budget gap in order for the University to not only meet current challenges but reach above and beyond. The goal is to build a robust fund to achieve the margin of excellence our Marines and students deserve.


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MCUF now ranks 4 out of 4 Stars with Charity Navigator!

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Remembering our 29th Commandant; General Alfred M. Gray Jr., USMC (Ret)

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Marine Corps University Foundation Announces New President and CEO, Andrew Ammerman

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Support Our Nation’s Greatest Asset

Every donation, no matter the size, has a significant impact on our nation’s greatest asset: OUR UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS