The Foundation

CGSCF Board of Trustees group photo taken Feb. 21, 2020.

About the Command and

General Staff College Foundation

The Command and General Staff College Foundation, Inc., (CGSCF) is a 501 (C)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit educational foundation that provides resources and support to the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC).

Our Vision

The CGSC Foundation vision is to support the development of leaders of character and competence for ethical service to the nation.

Our Mission

CGSC Foundation support for the College is in three general areas: Scholarship, Outreach, and Soldier & Family Support.  Specifically, the mission of the CGSC Foundation is to:

• Enrich the College’s academic environment

• Foster a strong relationship between the military and the private sector

• Enhance the institution’s research activities

• Promote leader development

• Encourage excellence in the faculty and student body

• Maintain contact with alumni

Foundation programs are intended to enhance the academic experience for the students, enrich their lives and the lives of their families, and help connect Americans with the College and their military. These programs range from sponsorship of awards for excellence for students and faculty, to large programs such as the Col. Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation. Overall, the CGSC Foundation has provided more than $9 million in support of our mission for the College over its first 14 years. – Read more about the Foundation’s programs.

The CGSC Foundation has an active board of trustees made up of business executives, community leaders, retired military leaders and others committed to the Foundation and College mission.


In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Treasury policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the bases of race, national origin, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination write to the Director, Office of Civil Rights and Diversity, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20220, ATTN: Metropolitan Square, Suite 445. The Department of the Treasury is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


The CGSC Foundation has been reviewed by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, one of the most well-respected, knowledgeable leaders on charitable giving in the nation.