Investing in Students. Investing in Southwest.

Since 1963, the SMSU Foundation has been funding scholarships, programs and projects benefiting SMSU and our students.

Last year, the SMSU Foundation gave back over $3.5 million to SMSU, including $1 million for student scholarships.

Special Projects

Class of 2019: Leave Your Mark today!

Learn how by visiting this year's GGP project page here.

Latest News

SMSU Feature Stories
Ghent Bluebird Creek Conservation Club Donates Land to SMSU Foundation for Environmental Classroom
Bluebird Creek Conservation Club of Ghent has donated 48 acres of natural prairie land to the SMSU Foundation, to be used as an environmental classroom.

Kate Borowske: Curiosity is the Key to Learning
Curiosity is a key to learning, feels Instructional Design Librarian Kate Borowske.

Campus Compact Winners: Bible, Deaver, Thomas
Three individuals have been selected to receive Campus Compact Presidents’ Awards at Southwest Minnesota State University.

The three, and their awards, include senior Aaron Bible, Presidents’ Student Leadership Award; Environmental Science Professor Dr. Emily Deaver, Presidents’ Civic Engagement Steward Award; and Pat Thomas, former Adult Basic Education Program Director, Presidents’ Community Partner Award.

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Upcoming Events

SMSU Foundation Women's Leadership Conference
Fri, 26 Apr 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Minnesota Twins vs. Baltimore Orioles
Fri, 26 Apr 2019
7:10 PM - 11:00 PM

Minnesota Twins vs. Houston Astros
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
6:40 PM - 10:00 PM

Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels
Mon, 13 May 2019
6:40 PM - 10:00 PM

Recent Events

Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians
Sun, 31 Mar 2019
1:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Minnesota Twins vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
6:40 PM - 10:00 PM

STAT Ralco Trip
Thu, 18 Apr 2019
7:45 AM - 12:30 PM

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