About the OSU Foundation: The Foundation is a nonprofit organization that partners with Oregon State University to engage the OSU community, inspire investment and steward resources to enhance the university’s excellence and impact. Annual fundraising totals have averaged more than $145 million for the last five years, placing the OSU Foundation among top performing like organizations nationally. As of June 30, 2021, the Foundation holds assets surpassing $1 billion, including an endowment of more than $800 million, which supports OSU students, faculty and programs.  

Oregon State donors make more than 6,300 gifts totaling $1.55 million in 24 hours

Supporters of Oregon State University came together on April 27, 2022, to raise $1.55 million through more than 6,300 gifts during the university’s annual day of giving and engagement.

OSU Foundation names Pat Reser lifetime trustee

Patricia Valian Reser has been awarded the Lifetime Trustee award from the Oregon State University Foundation. The award is the foundation’s highest recognition for volunteer leaders.

 

Donors exceed fundraising goal to transform OSU’s Reser Stadium

In less than one year, Oregon State University donors have given $91.6 million to transform Reser Stadium, exceeding an $85 million fundraising goal, Scott Barnes, vice president and director of OSU Athletics, announced Wednesday night at the university’s annual football national signing day event.

Oregon State raises $13.8 million to create 15 new endowed faculty position funds

In just six months, donors to Oregon State University committed $13.8 million to establish 15 new endowed faculty position funds to advance research, teaching and engagement, university leaders recently announced.

Oregon State’s 24-hour fundraising effort yields more than $1.1 million

A 24-hour fundraising event last week within Oregon State University yielded more than 4,000 gifts totaling more than $1.1 million, the majority of which will directly benefit students.

Emergency funds receive widespread support at Oregon State University

More than 3,200 donors have given over $1.3 million to Beavers Care, a fundraising initiative serving members of the Oregon State University community who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oregon State University geology program gains endowed chair

An endowed chair in geology is being established at Oregon State University, boosting one of the strongest environmental sciences programs in the world.

Oregon State surpasses $150 million to support student success

Culminating a five-year fundraising effort, Oregon State University leaders announced Tuesday that they have surpassed a $150 million goal for scholarships, fellowships and experiential learning opportunities to support student success.

Climate science pioneer extends legacy with scholarship gift

Nationally known climate scientist and Oregon State University alumnus Warren Washington and his wife, Mary, have established OSU’s largest endowed scholarship fund for students engaged in climate studies.

Oregon State alumnus makes gift for student basic needs, challenges community to join him

A university-wide effort to address food and housing insecurity among students attending Oregon State University has received a major boost from a donation by OSU alumnus and volunteer leader Thomas W. Toomey.

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