Mission Statement


The Cornell Football Association’s (CFA) purpose is to support, encourage, and promote the varsity football program at Cornell University.

Provide the leadership, service, and support necessary to enrich the athletic, intellectual, and social experience of Cornell Football student-athletes.

Continue to develop and reinforce the bonds between the CFA and its alumni and friends.

Seize upon every opportunity to elevate and heighten Cornell Football’s image and to instill Cornell Football pride within the greater University community of students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni, as well as with the local citizens.

In so doing, the Association, in conjunction with the Cornell Football coaching staff and the University, will sponsor, conduct and organize activities deemed to be in the best interest of Cornell Football.

The Association will also provide financial support through fund raising in accordance with NCAA policies, University guidelines, federal and state laws, and all applicable league and conference policies.

The Cornell Football Association (CFA) is an independent autonomous not-for-profit 501(c) (3) entity and shall have perpetual duration. All donations are tax deductible, and 100% percent of all contributions inure to the benefit of Cornell Football.

The Association shall operate within the parameters established by its Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.

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