Development Foundation

The Carl Albert State College Development Foundation, established in 1979 as a 501(c)3 corporation, solicits cash contributions, deferred gifts and grants from the private sector to fund extraordinary projects to benefit CASC students and programs.  Guided by a board of dedicated community leaders who not only share their time and vision, but also make significant financial investments, the Foundation fulfills its mission daily.  With ongoing support from Trustees, Regents, community members and CASC faculty/staff, the Foundation continues to strive to make higher education attainable for all.

The Mission of the Development Foundation

is to build an endowment fund for scholarships, a program for academic enrichment and a residential campus, that benefits the students and programs of Carl Albert State College.

Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Carl Albert, served as Honorary Chairman of the CASC Development Foundation Board of Trustees until his passing on February 4, 2000.

How to Contribute:
Through generous donations the CASC Foundation helps students realize the dream of attending college.  You can be part of that dream by donating today.  The Foundation offers several different ways to contribute to CASC through Annual Gifts, Scholars Program, Endowments, Memorial Gifts, Bequests, Trusts and Planned Gifts. Contributions should be made payable to:

CASC Development Foundation
1507 South McKenna
Poteau, OK  74953
918.647.1214

Foundation History
Formed in December 1979 to achieve extraordinary projects, the CASC Development Foundation benefits students and programs of Carl Albert State College. The CASC Development Foundation seeks private sector gifts and grants which allow the College’s vision to become reality.Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Carl Albert, served as Honorary Chairman of the CASC Development Foundation Board of Trustees until his death.  The Board of Trustees meets semi-annually, in addition to committee meetings conducted throughout the year. The many worthwhile projects of the CASC Development Foundation such as Residential Housing, Scholars Program, Scholarship programs, and the Endowed Professorship program have a dramatic impact on the life and the future of the College, as well as the entire population it serves.