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.

Latest Campus impact

Dylan Birkinsha

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 […]

College of HHS

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 […]

College of Business Administration Accelerator program

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 […]

Toni Owens

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 […]

Cats' Cupboard

Private gifts fuel construction of a new Cats’ Cupboard location on Denison

(Manhattan, Kansas, State of Kansas) Contact:  Susan Wolf Berhow, 785-775-2016, 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 […]

All In for K-State

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 […]

K-State clothing studies student - Bill Varney

A creative contribution

A former fashion teacher’s unique collection will aid students in creating distinctive pieces. K-State clothing design students are moving fashion forward, thanks to a collection of unique fabrics and materials from the past. After spending much of her life caring for her family, friends […]

Tomorrow's Teachers

Teaching above and beyond

K-Staters invest in future and current teachers who make a difference to generations of students. When the school bell rings at the end of each day, students go home. But teachers continue to work. Most put in numerous hours beyond the school day, and […]

Steve Blume

Lessening the load

Steve Blume creates scholarship to pay forward support he received as a K-State student. “I hope the scholarship motivates more STEM-related students to go to K-State and major in engineering. And if there’s fear about money, I can help them out with this scholarship […]

A pivotal moment

A 3:1 funding match is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for K-State’s College of Agriculture. Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas, are emerging as the world’s foremost location for expertise on global food systems and bio-security innovations. If K-State raises $75 million in private gifts, the […]

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