Explore Giving Opportunities at NDSU

Your online gift to NDSU helps change students’ lives. You can make a one-time gift, recurring gift, or apply your gift to an existing pledge. Click on an area below to make an impact today.

Help NDSU students today!

Agriculture, Food Systems, & Natural Resources

Your gift supports students, faculty, and staff who embody the mission of our land-grant university and advance education through research, industry internships, and Extension.

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Your gift cultivates a community of learners who strive for scholarly and creative excellence. The college offers degrees in architecture, history, languages, art, and more.


Your gift supports an internationally-accredited college that prepares students for the challenges of a competitive, local and global business environment.


Your gift helps advance new research and technology to meet changing industry needs. The college aims to provide innovative solutions to local and global challenges.

Health Professions

Your gift enhances healthcare education in pharmacy, nursing, and allied sciences. The college serves our state and region through research, patient care, and public service.

Human Sciences & Education

Your gift helps prepare students for rewarding careers that make a difference in their communities. The college offers degrees in education, dietetics, social work, and more.

Science & Mathematics

Your gift invests in the next generation of STEM leaders and prepares students for dynamic careers through collaboration in the classroom, laboratory, and field.

Graduate & Interdisciplinary Studies

Your gift enriches the lives of students seeking advanced degrees to improve their critical thinking, writing, and research skills and helps prepare them for successful careers.


Your gift grants students, faculty, and staff access to essential resources, technology, space, and services that nurtures curiosity and helps students achieve academic success.

Performing Arts

Your gift promotes a strong future for the arts through educational programs, creative work, and outreach activities in the Challey School of Music and Department of Theatre Arts.


Your gift upholds a tradition of excellence. With 16 sports, NDSU Athletics provides opportunities for men and women to compete at high levels while earning an NDSU degree.


Your gift provides hands-on, research-based experiences to North Dakota kids. The youth-based organization is conducted by NDSU Extension in every county in the state.

Student Emergency Fund

Your gift to the Student Emergency Fund assists students during unforeseen financial emergencies. We know our students are at a greater risk of leaving the university during times of crisis. By providing them with the resources they need during challenging times, you’ll help ensure they are able to stay committed to NDSU and continue their education.

Food Security Fund

The Food Security Fund includes two initiatives:

  1. Goods for the Herd is NDSU’s food pantry located in the Bookstore. Students complete an intake form and sign up for an appointment to visit the pantry. Goods for the Herd has several partners including Great Plains Food Bank.
  2. Swipe Out Hunger is a national program at colleges across the country. At NDSU, students experiencing unexpected and recent financial hardships can apply to get meal swipes loaded onto their IDs. These swipes can be used at any of the three main NDSU Dining locations.

Members of our Development Team are ready to help answer any of your questions.  Connect with a Development or Gift Planning Officer now.