The Kennesaw State University Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation created and existing under the laws of the State of Georgia which is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as an exempt organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The Foundation’s purposes include furthering the interests of Kennesaw State University by helping support, guide and protect it by assuming the fiduciary responsibility for private gifts to Kennesaw State.

Educational philanthropy provides the margin of excellence to advance the university. The Kennesaw State University Foundation is committed to enhancing higher education for faculty, staff and students at KSU and increasing the quality of life on campus.

There is great reward in investing in education. Reward in feeling you have helped. Reward in knowing you are making a difference. Reward in understanding the significance of every gift, regardless of size, and how it strengthens the university and our state.

Mission and Core Values

The Mission of the Kennesaw State University Foundation is to serve as an advocate for the University, and to receive, invest, account for, and allocate private gifts and contributions in support of Kennesaw State University.

The Core Purpose is to independently support, guide and protect the University.

The Core Values of the Kennesaw State University Foundation are:

  • Fiduciary Responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Vision
  • Financial Development
  • Stewardship