Giving to Minnesota State Mankato has a real-world impact on students: It transforms their lives by supporting them as they pursue their big ideas. Your support provides scholarships, funds research opportunities, improves our facilities and so much more. Make a Gift

Ways to Give

Make a gift today! Your generosity has a positive and life-changing impact for our students.

Annual Giving

The Annual Giving Program at Minnesota State Mankato seeks to expand opportunities for the Maverick community to philanthropically support the University. Annual gifts to the University provide unique resources and opportunities that only exist through the generosity of our donors.

Funding Priorities

Each year, Minnesota State Mankato students rely on the generosity of donors to provide flexible and immediate annual support through contributions to the University's Greatest Needs.

Impact Stories

Every gift, no matter the size, makes a positive impact on the lives of Minnesota State Mankato students. These stories illustrate how donor support has allowed students to succeed in achieving their big ideas.

Giving Recognition

Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation appreciates every donor and every gift. Contributions at all levels make it possible for the Foundation to support colleges, programs, research, scholarships, cultural activities and economic growth.


Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation was established in 1958 as a private, 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization dedicated to securing private gifts and grants that benefit Minnesota State Mankato.

Development Staff

Meet The Foundations Development staff.