K-State Donors Set New Record


Alumni, friends, parents, faculty, students and corporate partners of Kansas State University made philanthropic gifts, pledges and future commitments totaling $152 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2013. This figure sets a new record in total gift activity in the 69-year history of the Kansas State University Foundation, surpassing the previous record of $111 million in fiscal year 2012.

Of the $152 million total, $86 million was received in outright gifts, $33 million was pledged and $33 million was committed through deferred gifts, which will come to the university at a later date.

Additionally during the 2013 fiscal year, the student-led K-State Proud campaign concluded its seventh year with a grand total of $650,000 for Student Opportunity Awards, and the All-University Campaign for faculty and staff achieved a 42 percent participation rate.

Donations came in from counties across Kansas, some of which include:

Clay, 304, $104,689.35

Geary, 443, $300,580.57

Pottawatomie, 1,083, $507,342.03

Riley, 8,527, $38,509,113.74


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