You’re invited to explore the many ways you can make an impact at Ball State University. Bring your enthusiasm and generosity and we will help you find your own unique way to give, volunteer, mentor, stay connected, and make a difference.

Our Call to Beneficence

The Campaign for Ball State University is an unprecedented initiative to raise more than $350 million in philanthropic gifts to drive dozens of specific, vital projects in every corner of the institution. The future holds countless opportunities for Ball State to change lives, raise up communities, and make the world a better place.

Let’s do good today so that Ball State can do good tomorrow.

One Ball State Day
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

On this day, it's all about our great University and the people who make this place so special! Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of Ball State are welcome and encouraged to show their Cardinal pride and make a gift to the area that means the most to them.

Cardinal Varsity Club

Support Student Athletes

The Cardinal Varsity Club is a passionate community of alumni, friends, and fans who play a pivotal role in ensuring that student-athletes at Ball State excel in their academic and athletic pursuits while also contributing to the financial sustainability of the Athletic Department. 



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Give Of Your...


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Have a real impact on the lives of our students through our many options to give, depending on your preferences.

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Giving just a few hours of your time each month helps our campus and our students grow and thrive.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts include charitable bequests, charitable trusts, gift annuities, and other gift vehicles. Such gifts can be funded with many types of assets, including real estate, retirement assets, and more.


Crowdfunding for Ball State is a great way to invest in your fellow Cardinals. Support a current project or start your own crowdfunding campaign.

Top 100 Student Awards

Honoring 100 outstanding Ball State University undergraduate students who excel in three categories: academic excellence, campus leadership, and community impact.

Alumni Association

Discover ways to stay connected, find support, and get involved through the Ball State Alumni Association, which has over 213,000 members.

Get to know our Foundation Volunteer Leaders! Each month, the Foundation will be featuring its esteemed Board and Alumni Council members for you to ge …

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Jeff Sailer graduated from Ball State University in 1996 with a degree in biology. Currently, he serves as President/CEO of the Toledo Zoo in Ohio. Du …

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One Ball State Day is finally here! The Ball State University Foundation and Philanthropic Education Council will be hosting a variety of events from …

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We Serve with Integrity

Ball State Foundation is driven by the principles of fiscal responsibility, accountability, transparency, commitment to alumni and donors, and responsible stewardship.

Connect With Us!
Ball State University Foundation

Alumni Center
Muncie, IN 47304

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

toll-free: 888-I-GO-4-BSU