About Us

About the Foundation

The NDSU Foundation is committed to building enduring relationships that maximize advocacy and philanthropy to support NDSU. We collaborate with campus partners, students and alumni, and industry and community leaders to share NDSU’s story, raise funds, manage assets, and administer resources to best serve NDSU students, faculty, and staff and improve lives in North Dakota and beyond.

Our Mission

Building enduring relationships that maximize advocacy and philanthropy to support North Dakota State University.

Our Beliefs

We believe in connecting those who are passionate about NDSU.

We believe in developing partnerships involving teamwork, accountability, and transparency to improve lives and outcomes of North Dakotans and the world.

We believe in stewardship, communication, and service to advance the mission of our student-focused, land-grant, research university.

Our History

Learn how the NDSU Foundation has grown, developed, and adapted to better achieve its mission to maximize advocacy and philanthropy to NDSU.

Our Teams

Foundation Staff

Connect with the NDSU Foundation staff and get involved with people who are passionate about supporting and celebrating NDSU.

Trustees & Executive Governing Board

Meet the Executive Governing Board, Current Trustees, and Life/Honorary Trustees who, along with the President/CEO of the NDSU Foundation and the President of the university, oversee and manage the NDSU Foundation’s business affairs.

Bison Ambassadors

Meet the Bison Ambassadors, a student public relations organization that cultivates a culture philanthropy by educating students, engaging alumni and supporters, and growing future leaders.


Stay up to date on the transformational impact benefactors make for students, faculty, and staff at NDSU.

Join Our Team

We are seeking mission-driven individuals who are dedicated to connecting people, developing partnerships, and promoting teamwork, accountability, transparency, stewardship, communication, and service.

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