You don’t have to look far to see the impact of philanthropy at K‑State. Gifts power everything from scholarships and professorships to new buildings and major scientific breakthroughs. See what your gift can do.
Proud to be First
A new scholarship is helping first-generation students complete their degrees — and improving one life at a time.
Continuing a legacy
Dr. Daniel Kuester holds the Roger Trenary Chair of Economics, an endowed chair to honor the legacy of the late economics professor, Roger Trenary.
Fighting ever fighting for a cure
The Johnson Cancer Research Center’s ground-breaking research funded with help from philanthropy.
Latest Campus impact
Donors gave $1,051,199 to brighten the financial futures of K-State students through All In for K-State
One-third of K-State students surveyed said they’d considered dropping out due to finances. For many, the stress of making ends meet disrupts their ability to learn. On March 22, All In for K-State, the university’s day of giving, raised $1,051,199 to bring financial education […]
Charles V. Riley’s historic canvases of insects continue to inspire students with their impressive accuracy. Beautifully accurate print paintings of renowned entomologist Charles V. Riley are still eye-openers — but their deteriorating condition puts them in peril. Riley, the father of American biological control, […]
All In for K-State: Kansas State University aims to bring financial literacy to all new students with day of giving
Today, All In for K-State, the university’s day of giving, is raising funds to bring financial education to all new students, equipping them with the knowledge they need to make smart decisions and relieve some stress. “Focusing on financial well-being will benefit our students […]
Ahead of the game
Former Powercat Financial counselor has a vision: a financially literate world Jackie Cummings Koski is nationally recognized for her financial planning prowess and positivity. As a K-State graduate and former Powercat Financial peer counselor, Jackie is fulfilling her dream of creating a financially […]
Been there, learned that
A first-generation student helps others learn the essentials of college finances First-generation student and military veteran Dylan Birkinsha takes what he’s learned firsthand about college finances to help other students learn the ropes. As a peer financial counselor with Powercat Financial, he teaches fellow […]
The art of giving
Anita K. Laurent’s estate gift has supported hundreds of students for nearly 50 years. Anita K. Laurent’s charming face in a famous painting is memorable, but her scholarship trust has an even longer-lasting legacy. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to a French family, Anita […]
Start small, go big
K-State’s College of Business Administration Accelerator program supports high-growth start-up companies. Eager entrepreneurs Entrepreneurs, get ready to jump at K-State’s College of Business Administration’s Accelerator program. This program pumps life into high-growth potential start-up companies — ranging from vineyards to health technologies to beauty […]
Dollars and sense
Financial education helped K-State graduate Toni Owens reach her financial and educational goals. “My financial literacy was at ground zero when I came to college.” Toni Owens arrived at Kansas State University with a lot of potential and the responsibility of paying for college […]
Private gifts fuel construction of a new Cats’ Cupboard location on Denison
(Manhattan, Kansas, State of Kansas) Contact: Susan Wolf Berhow, 785-775-2016, susanb@cortmalone Construction on a new home for K-State’s food pantry, Cats’ Cupboard, will begin Monday, February 6. The donor-funded project is an extensive renovation of the former Campus Ecumenical Center located at 1021 Denison […]
Building bright financial futures
This year’s All In for K-State will advance student success through financial wellness. Impulse buys. Bigger than necessary student loans. A monthly budget … what’s that? Many of us made these financial mistakes when we were in college. Wouldn’t it have been nice if […]