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Donors advancing K-State through philanthropy

Native Kansan supports agriculture, animals through endowed gift
Granddaughter of one of Saline County’s earliest settlers and lifelong supporter of animal care, Zeta Schippel Crowther paid tribute to both with one of her final gifts. Read more.


Husband creates scholarships to honor his wife and their life together
A husband creates two scholarships to honor the love he and his wife shared, and to pay forward gifts he received as a student. Read more.


Student favorite gives back to K-State
A former K-State biology professor, beloved by students, gives back by ensuring graduate research is supported for generations to come. Read more


K-State alumni couple supports landscape architecture faculty through bequest
The Mel and Marsha Stout Faculty create fellowship to support faculty who promote "design as evident" in all aspects of research, teaching and practice. Read more


Family overcomes tragedy, uses philanthropy to 'pay it forward'
After a community helped them rebuild their lives after a tornado, the Beechers are paying it forward through scholarship support. Read more


Helping others best honor of all
Henry Gardiner has a long history collaborating with K-State, and now his family and friends are ensuring his legacy lasts forever. Read more.

Kaw Valley

Ensuring support for research continues
Area rodeo enthusiasts contribute to cancer research with an endowed gift, ensuring their support continues forever. Read more. 


Bequest will benefit construction of the K-State Welcome Center
A retired U.S. Air Force colonel who died in 2012 has provided a $5 million gift to Kansas State University through his trust.  Read more.


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