CSU Pueblo Foundation

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We’re In Overdrive

As of March 1, 2022, DRIVE, A Campaign for CSU Pueblo, had raised nearly $95 million. The CSU Pueblo Foundation Board of Trustees elected to expand the campaign goal from $100 million to $135 million by 2028, pushing the campaign into OverDRIVE.

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Collage of students and buildings at CSU Pueblo
Collage of students and buildings at CSU Pueblo

CSU Pueblo Charges $10,913 annually for undergraduate tuition and fees.

CSU Pueblo Foundation provides scholarships to assist students in meeting their tuition burden and funds specific University programs. This support:

  • Increases educational opportunities for students who couldn’t otherwise afford to attend.
  • Helps ensure CSU Pueblo’s long-term success.

Your Gifts At Work

Success Stories

Kimberly Hinkle, A09
Kimberly Hinkle, a 2009 graduate of Colorado State University Pueblo's Exercise Science, Health Promotion, and Recreation (EXHPR) program, has carved ...
Rodney carr, a91
Rodney Carr, a 1991 graduate with a double major in Mass Communications and Art, has become a symbol of community transformation and service.
Alexia Valdez
Alexia Valdez is in her fifth year at CSU Pueblo as a participant of the Hasan School of Business (HSB) 3+2 MBA program.

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With your help, CSU Pueblo is poised to increase affordability through scholarships and other programs, create transformative environments and experiences for students, and continue its steady ascent in academic quality rankings.
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Create long-term funding for CSU Pueblo

Your contribution powers an initiative that will help the University today and for many years to come.

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Build a better community

Improving the CSU Pueblo experience benefits students, our city, and the region.

College students

Directly support student education

The quality of available classrooms and technology impacts the quality of our educational programs.

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Full transparency

The OverDRIVE program carefully accounts for every dollar received to ensure the initiative’s goals and results are documented.

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Ways you can donate

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Give Now With a One-Time or Monthly Donation

Cash to crypto, donations in any form and amount are welcomed and deeply appreciated.

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Annual Giving

CSU Pueblo depends on annual gifts to maintain a consistent and reliable revenue stream.

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Endowments and Major Gifts

Endowments grow over time to create a legacy of learning, research, and scholarships.

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Matching Gifts

Employers in our database who match employee donations effectively double each person’s gift.

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Planned Giving, Securities,
and Real Estate

You can name the University as a beneficiary in a will, living trust, insurance policy, or retirement plan.

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Create a Scholarship

Many students get a world-class education due to the generosity of donors who support scholarships.

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Support Athletics

The Athletics Dept. uses donations to fund scholarships, operations, and game-day experiences.

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Faculty and Staff Giving

Faculty and staff show their pride by making gifts to the college, program, or project of their choice.

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Crowdfunding

Through this program, you can support one or many of your favorite cross-campus initiatives.

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Crypto/Bitcoin

You can donate cryptocurrency through BitPay to support OverDRIVE.

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#LoveCSU Pueblo Give Day

This 24-hour event has been a tremendous success, with gifts of all sizes received from around the U.S.

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Why I partner with the CSU Pueblo Foundation

“Donations are an emotional thing for most people, and as I look at how fortunate I’ve been, I want to give back to help young people in their pursuit of an education”

– Timothy Simmons, Alumnus 1969

Alumnus Timothy Heath “Tim” Simmons graduated from Southern Colorado State College, now CSU Pueblo, in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and a minor in business.

As the son of legendary Southern Colorado State College basketball head coach, Harry “The Chief” Simmons, Tim grew up on the SCSC Orman Campus and identifies as a Pueblo boy, no matter where he lives. His love of CSU Pueblo and its athletic programs can directly be attributed to his dad and time spent with him on campus.

In addition to giving his time to his alma mater, Simmons has given financially to establish the Richard Pavlic Scholarship in the 80s, The Harry H. and Mary Elizabeth “Bodie” Simmons Memorial Scholarship, and the Sam Batey Scholarship to give back to the players at CSU Pueblo.