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 $100 million for the last five years, placing the OSU Foundation among top performing like organizations nationally. The Foundation also manages an endowment valued at more than $600 million that supports OSU students, faculty, and programs.

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.

Oregon State University Foundation leader to retire, replacement named

Oregon State University Foundation President and CEO Mike Goodwin will retire Jan. 3, 2020. Shawn Scoville, executive vice president of the OSU Foundation, will succeed him. Over the last decade and a half at Oregon State, the two have developed one of the premier public university foundations in the country.

Gift creates deanship, first endowed coach at Oregon State University

Longtime Oregon State University volunteers and supporters Lee and Connie Kearney have made a $6 million gift, jointly creating the university’s fourth endowed deanship and also an endowed OSU head baseball coach position.

More than 2,700 people contribute during Oregon State’s first giving day

Beaver Nation united Tuesday to raise more than $600,000 to support OSU colleges and programs ranging from student scholarships, the arts, Extension programs and athletics during Oregon State University’s inaugural giving day.