Mission and vision

Mission

The mission of the Kansas State University Foundation is to secure and prudently manage private gifts in support of Kansas State University and foster a culture that unites philanthropic desires with university priorities.

Vision

The Kansas State University Foundation is helping to build the world's finest land-grant university.

Values

Respect, diligence and integrity guide our interactions, decisions and work.

Operating principles

We will be guided by best practices in donor-centered fundraising.

 

We will promote and demonstrate the value of philanthropy to K-State.

 

We will dedicate ourselves to providing a high level of service.

 

We will engage the university, K-State Alumni Association and K-State Athletics in fulfilling our mission.

 

We will engage volunteers in fulfilling our mission.

 

We will value the role of each employee and help each employee achieve their full potential.

 

We will represent the KSU Foundation in a professional manner.

 

We will work as a team, promoting and valuing interactive work between our departments.

 

We will be guided by accurate information and data that is focused on donor needs.

 

We will operate in a fiscally responsible manner.

 

We will manage contributions in a fiscally responsible manner.

 

We will work with our university partners to ensure adherence to donor designations.

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Gift acknowledgement and accountability

Find out how gifts are acknowledged by the KSU Foundation and learn about our standards for reporting to donors.

Donor Bill of Rights

Read about your rights as a donor.