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UCM Foundation

Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
Toll Free: 866.752.7257


Meet John Fay

John Fay, Naples, Fla., is a retired advancement professional and part-time consultant. He graduated from UCM in 1970 with a BS in communication and public relations. His career spans 40 years of executive institutional advancement experience with notable nonprofits.

He consults for select clients as a principal of Funding Resources, LLC, and remains active in community affairs in Naples, FL, and Leesburg, VA. During his professional career, he held leadership positions with the Cleveland Clinic, the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, and the Inova Health System in northern Virginia.

Earlier, he was associated with Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo.; Blackburn College in Carlinville, Il.; Drake University in Des Moines; and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Recent Gifts Helping UCM Students

  • $20,000 to endow new scholarship
  • $25 for Fund for Excellence
  • $50 to department scholarship
  • $25,000 for baseball scholarships
  • $25,000 for scholarships
  • $100,000 for wrestling
  • $250 for Fund for Excellence