The 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. Each year, thousands of generous benefactors make gifts to help students, faculty and programs at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

About the Foundation

Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Recognition Societies

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.

Foundation Annual Gala

The annual Purple and Gold Gala is a formal event that is held to honor and celebrate the generous gifts of University donors.

Scholarship Reception

Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation holds a university-wide scholarship reception connecting scholarship donors and the student recipients of their scholarships. The event is a great networking event for both donors and students.

Foundation Reporting

Quick access to important Foundation information including financial statements, annual endowment and financial reports, etc.

Contact the Foundation

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us with any needs or questions you may have about Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation.