ESU Foundation Ways to Give
Give to Emporia State and help students build a better world
Give to the School of Endless Opportunities
When you give to Emporia State University, you are funding dreams. You are funding futures. And you are changing lives. Give online now or select one of the many ways below. In addition to our online option, you can make a gift by phone, mail, or wire transfer.
Emporia State University Foundation
1500 Highland St.
Emporia, KS 66801
Hornet Nation Rising
Emporia State University is on a journey: a journey to change lives for the common good. By joining the movement, you make a commitment to excellence in education. Learn more about President Allison Garrett’s four highest priorities for Hornet Nation on the Hornet Nation Rising page.
Gift planning, also referred to as planned giving or legacy giving, describes an array of methods that can be used to commit to making a gift that will be paid to a non-profit organization at a future date, in some cases from the donor's estate upon their passing. Often these options allow a person or couple to make a more significant gift than they would be able to with their ordinary income. Below are some common ways people give. To view a complete list visit our Legacy Giving site.
Real estate gifts such as a personal residence, farm, ranch, or vacant land offer a wide variety of tax benefits.
IRA or Retirement Plan Assets
There are several ways that you can make a gift from your IRA or retirement plan.
Grain + Mineral Interests
You can gift grain and mineral rights directly to the Emporia State University Foundation.
Other ways to give
We challenge students to discover what they can offer the world because of what they start at Emporia State. We challenge you to help students access the opportunities they need to do just that! Explore other ways to give below.
Gifts may be made to honor or memorialize friends, teachers, alumni, colleagues, loved ones or organizations.
Contribute via crowdfunding to academic, athletic and student organizations to support their fundraising endeavors.
Estate Planning Services
The ESU Foundation provides a comprehensive, free way to plan your estate. Emporia State alumni, faculty & staff and donors are eligible for this service.
Cash gifts are a simple way to provide immediate support. We make it easy for you to give your cash gift online, by mail or in person.
Join the President’s Club and/or Lyman B. Kellogg Society, or find out more about how you can be a part of the Black & Gold Circle