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Cats’ Cupboard Receives The Starbucks Foundation Neighborhood Grant

K-State’s Cats’ Cupboard food pantry receives a $1,000 grant from The Starbucks Foundation’s Neighborhood Grants program.

Edge District

KSU Foundation, community to host ribbon cutting for Edge District office building

Join KSU Foundation and partners on June 20 at 4:30 p.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the Edge District’s newest office building.


KSU Foundation promotes Holderness to vice president of development

The KSU Foundation is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Holderness to vice president of development, where he will oversee the organization’s fundraising strategies, programs and staff. Holderness joined the foundation in 2013 after five years of advancing the Ahearn Fund with K-State […]

KSU Foundation Announces 2024 Medal of Excellence Honors

Steve Lacy and Cathy Wiltfong Lacy from Des Moines, Iowa, honored with K-State University Medal of Excellence for service, leadership and donations.

Marie Ronen Scholarship awarded to USD 350 graduate studying finance at Kansas State University

Trey Fisher, senior in finance, from St. John, Kansas, has received the very generous Marie O. Ronen Scholarship from Kansas State University. Trey is the son of Vance and Sara Fisher. He is a member of the Student Finance Association.

APDesign Introduces the Strautman Family Fellowship

The College of Architecture, Planning & Design at Kansas State University is delighted to announce the establishment of the Strautman Family Fellowship, a transformative initiative by John and Kate Strautman that is dedicated to supporting students in each department within the college. The Strautmans have […]

KSU Foundation elects 35 new trustees, reelects 82

Following a vote at the Sept. 8 meeting of the Kansas State University Foundation’s Board of Trustees in Manhattan, Kansas, two members were reelected to a three-year term on the foundation’s board of directors, two members were newly elected to the board of directors […]

KSU Foundation raises $226.4M, thanks to 44,642 generous donors

Donations to Kansas State University in fiscal year 2023 reached more than $226.4 million in private gifts through the Kansas State University Foundation, closely mirroring last year’s all-time-record fundraising of $235 million. The value of K-State’s long-term investment pool, managed by the KSU Foundation, […]

Glenn and Claire Swoggers’ estate gift funds the Primary Texts Certificate program at Kansas State University

The late Glenn and Claire Swogger of Topeka, Kansas, through an estate gift, have created a faculty chair and endowment fund for the Primary Texts Certificate program at Kansas State University. The Primary Texts program is multidisciplinary and housed in the Department of Political […]


Dolese celebrates 10-year anniversary of $210 million gift announcement to higher education, engineering programs

When Dolese — Oklahoma’s largest supplier of ready-mix concrete, crushed stone, gravel and sand — was looking to give back to the communities it served, it focused on higher education.

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