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

Cardinal Nation did it again—raising more than $1 million on One Ball State Day. Such contributions play a crucial role in providing opportunities and support for students, enabling them to excel in their academic pursuits and beyond. This commitment to Benevolence reflects the spirit of generosity and community that defines Ball State University. Here's to continued success in empowering students and making a positive impact through philanthropy.

Save the Date for OBSD 2025: April 2

This is our call to Beneficence... and Yours.


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 Ball State student-athletes excel in their academic and athletic pursuits while contributing to the Athletic Department's financial sustainability.


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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. Applications are open from August 19 - October 13, 2024.

Alumni Association

Discover ways to stay connected, find support, and get involved through the Ball State Alumni Association, which has over 217,000 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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Ball State’s young alumni are an important part of the Cardinal family, and those who have graduated within the past 15 years are invited to join Ball …

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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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