On Dec 31, 2014, the Foundation concluded The Campaign for OSU, the university's first comprehensive fundraising campaign, in which more than 106,000 donors made gifts exceeding $1.1 billion to advance university priorities. The powerful momentum generated by their support has fueled Oregon State's rise as an internationally recognized public research university. Fundraising efforts are now focused on targeted special initiatives that advance OSU's strategic plan for creating transformative student learning experiences and building on its greatest strengths and areas of greatest potential impact.


This Amazing Place.
This Historic Moment.

The Campaign for OSU
July 1, 2004 – December 31, 2014

By the Numbers
  • Total Raised: $1,142,213,091
  • $189 million raised for scholarships, fellowships, and student awards, including the creation of 600+ new scholarship funds, representing an increase of 45%
  • $107 million raised for faculty support, including the creation of 79 endowed faculty position funds
  • $264 million raised for facilities and equipment, including 28 major construction, renovation, and acquisition projects
  • 1 in every 5 alumni made a gift to the campaign
  • More than 106,000 donors to the campaign, 40% of whom where first-time donors to OSU
  • 201 gifts of $1 million+ to the campaign (compared to 54 gifts of $1 million+ in all our prior history, from 1868-2004)