Kansas State University establishes #KStateStrong Emergency Response Fund to address critical student and campus needs related to COVID-19Kansas State University has established the #KStateStrong Emergency Response Fund to address the emerging needs of K-State students, faculty and staff during K-State’s COVID-19 response. Read more.
K-State Proud at work: Student Opportunity Award applications skyrocket during Covid-19
Funded through the K-State Proud Campaign, Student Opportunity Awards provide financial assistance for students who have demonstrated extreme financial need or who need temporary financial assistance. Read more.
A record-breaking year: Donors contribute $212 million in fiscal year 2019 for Kansas State University
Donations to Kansas State University reached an all-time high in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, with more than $212 million in private gifts through the Kansas State University Foundation. Read more.
Marks the KSU Foundation's second-best fundraising year ever. Read More.
KSU Foundation Trustees elected new members to serve as the university's premier advocates, ambassadors and investors. Read More.
Bluestem Grill brings new local full-service dining options to community and K-State Office Park. Read More.
Mary Vanier gives gift of $1 million to create at least 30 matching gift scholarships as part of the K-State Family Scholarship Program. Read More.
Philanthropic gifts and commitments to Kansas State University given through the Kansas State University Foundation totaled $152,680,585 for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017. Read more.
Everything starts with a promise. The KSU Foundation inspires and guides philanthropy toward university priorities to boldly advance K-State. That's our promise to you. Read more.
To mark the next stage in development of Kansas State University’s north campus research and academic corridor, the Kansas State University Foundation broke ground and began excavation for Phase II of the K-State Office Park in a June 8, 2017, ceremony. Read more.
Kansas State University Foundation holds ribbon-cutting for new office park
Kansas State University Foundation and Kansas State University celebrated the opening of the K-State Office Park on Friday, Dec. 4, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house. The new building is the first in a multiphase project that will fuel collaboration, philanthropic support and economic development in the North Campus Corridor. Read more.
Over the past several months, the dedicated staff at the KSU Foundation have been working with our campus partners and volunteers to launch Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas State University. Read more.
Greg Willems reflects on the beginning of a new fall semester. Read more.
This year, both K-State Proud and the All-University Campaign are celebrating 10 years of philanthropic impact. Read more.
Greg Willems has been named president and chief executive officer of the KSU Foundation. He officially assumed the post at the KSU Foundation Board of Director’s meeting on Friday, February 27. Read more.
Koch Industries, Inc., Wichita, Kansas, has announced a gift of $2,635,000 to Kansas State University. Read more.
K-State Proud, the first ever all-university, student-led campaign at Kansas State University, is back for its ninth year of students helping students. Read more.
National study finds Kansas State University's endowment growth among best in nation for 2014
The growth of Kansas State University's endowment in fiscal year 2014 was among the best in nation. Read more.
Greg Willems to lead KSU Foundation as president and CEO
Greg Willems has been named president and chief executive officer of the KSU Foundation, Manhattan, effective Friday, February 27. Read more.
Faculty/staff demonstrate K-State is more than their employer by contributing $1.2 million
More than 2,100 employees gave back to K-State this year – that’s over 41 percent of faculty and staff! This resulted in a collective contribution of more than $1.2 million. The campaign is just one way K-State faculty and staff have a direct impact on the university's goal of becoming a top 50 public research university by 2025. Read more.
VIDEO: There's no place like purple
Because of outstanding alumni supporters like YOU, our list of achievements is growing and gets us one step closer to becoming a top 50 public research institution by 2025. Read more here.
2014 Annual Report
This was a banner year in philanthropic giving to Kansas State University. Alumni, friends, parents, faculty, students and corporate partners of K-State made gifts and commitments of $211 million in fiscal year 2014. Read more here.
Matching gift challenge benefits K-State’s College of Business Administration
Paul and Sandra Edgerley, Brookline, Massachusetts, have made a challenge matching gift of $5 million to the College of Business Administration (CBA) at Kansas State University. Read more.
Welcome Center named for Berney Family
K-State’s new welcome center will be named the Berney Family Welcome Center, in recognition of the $11 million commitment to advance K-State made by Rand and Patti Berney, McKinney, Texas. Read more.
K-State Geography Department, students benefit from estate gifts
The estate of Steven Kale, Salem, Oregon, will support a scholarship and the excellence fund for the Department of Geography in the College of Arts & Sciences. Read more.
Purple pride: K-State donors set new record with $211 million in philanthropic gifts
Alumni, friends, parents, faculty, students and corporate partners of Kansas State University made philanthropic gifts and commitments totaling $211 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2014. Read more.
William T. Kemper Foundation gives $1 million boost to Seaton Complex
The Kansas City, Missouri-based William T. Kemper Foundation has made a gift of $1 million to the College of Architecture, Planning & Design (APDesign) at Kansas State University to support the Seaton Complex revitalization and expansion. Read more.
KSU Foundation to develop 14-acre site at Kimball and Denison
The Kansas State University Foundation's board of directors has voted to begin development of the first phase of a master plan for a 14-acre tract of land at the corner of Kimball and Denison avenues in Manhattan. Read more.
K-State alumna's gift supports K-State Proud Student Opportunity Awards
A gift of $550,000 from Kansas State University alumna Mary Vanier, Manhattan, Kansas, will benefit the K-State Proud Student Opportunity Awards fund. Read more.
K-State alumna's final gift supports business students
The estate of Elnita Jezek has provided a $1.67 million gift to Kansas State University through her trust. The funds will support students in the College of Business Administration. Read more.
K-State Alumni support K-State Welcome Center and a new initiative in leadership
David and Ellie Everitt have made a gift of $3 million to K-State to establish the Leading Change Institutes in the School of Leadership Studies and to benefit the new K-State Welcome Center. Read more.
Longtime university supporters establish chair for director of the School of Leadership Studies
Mary Lynn and Warren Staley, Avon, Colo., have made a gift of more than $2.5 million to establish an endowed chair for the director of the School of Leadership Studies at K-State. Read more.
Army veteran establishes military sciences fund
The estate of Lt. Col. Albert E. Hylton III, Kansas City, Kan., has made a gift of more than $629,000 to the Department of Military Science in the College of Arts & Sciences to establish the Albert E. Hylton Jr. Excellence Fund. Read more.