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Contact the ISU Student Foundation at:

(309) 438-GIVE (4483) 

ISU Student Foundation

The Student Foundation is a registered student organization that is dedicated to raising funds for students from students. The Student Foundation also raises funds to award scholarships to students each year.


  • Strengthen relationships with students, alumni, donors, and supporters
  • Sponsor fundraising events, campus activities, scholarships, grants, and other endeavors designed to benefit the student body
  • Build traditions for students, enhance student involvement, unite the University community, and provide a base for future alumni support
  • Serve as a model of the integrity, pride, honor, spirit, and tradition of the University


  • Develop a campaign theme to raise the highest amount of recognition and pledge support
  • Plan a marketing and promotion strategy that will achieve optimal student involvement
  • Collaborate with other esteemed student groups in support of the student foundation and build a culture of giving among current Illinois State students
  • Raise and allocate gifts to the ISUSF Student-to-Student Fund, which will be given to the University for the benefit of its student body


  •  Build a strong base on which the student foundation can grow and thrive
  •  Provide current students with the opportunity to make an immediate difference on campus
  •  Become the leading on-campus student-run organization
  •  Continue raising funds to support the Olamide E. Adeyooye Memorial Scholarship, which was given out as part of Illinois State University’s Sesquicentennial celebration
  •  Show your Redbird pride at commencement by being a supporter of this year's Spirit Tassel Challenge! For the Class of 2012, donate at least $20.12 to receive a commemorative tassel.

Contact us

University Advancement
Campus Box 3200
Normal, Il 61790-3200
Phone: 309-438-7681