The Corrections Foundation was established in 1996 as the 501(c)3 non-profit Direct Support Organization to the Department of Corrections pursuant to Chapter 944.802, Florida Statutes.
The Foundation is supported by four staff members and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
The board members are appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Corrections to serve two-year terms. They are composed from a vast array of backgrounds and experience and serve under the leadership of President Louie L. Wainwright.
Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible and receive the maximum charitable deduction allowed by law.