About the OSU Foundation: The Foundation in its 75th year 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. The OSU Foundation publicly launched Believe It: The Campaign for Oregon State University on October 14, 2022. This campaign marks the university’s second fundraising campaign and its first to include specific engagement goals. Donors have already contributed $1 billion toward the $1.75 billion goal and have created nearly 500 new scholarship, fellowship and student support funds, an increase of 26% since the campaign began. The Foundation includes the OSU Alumni Association, which was created in 1873.