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The Fund for Academic Renewal is committed to helping you support academic quality and intellectual diversity at a college or university.

As a program of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, FAR has 25 years of higher education expertise, as well as a network of advisors and campus contacts. Our fundamental aim is to guide college donors in crafting targeted, successful gifts in keeping with their philanthropic goals.

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Fund for Academic Renewal
1730 M Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036-4525
Phone: (202) 467-6787
Email: info@AcademicRenewal.org

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Michael B. Poliakoff, Ph.D.
ACTA President

“The Fund for Academic Renewal will guide donors who create college programs by providing academic and legal expertise, thus protecting donor intent and academic excellence.”

Diana Davis Spencer

President, Diana Davis Spencer Foundation

The Fund for Academic Renewal is a program of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions to FAR are fully tax-deductible to the maximum extent provided by law.