You’re making a difference.

First off, thank you for thinking of South Dakota State University. Second, when you make the decision to give, we want you to know we’re here to help. You can donate online, over the phone, by mail or in person if you’re close by. If you need assistance, call our staff toll-free at 1-888-747-SDSU.

Give online via credit card.

Make a one-time gift.

Every donation helps SDSU. To make a one-time gift, you can use your VISA, American Express, Discover or MasterCard debit or credit card. If you’re ready to give, visit our secure giving form.

Start a recurring gift.

Making recurring gifts, over time, is a great way to gradually increase your impact on SDSU. It’s easy to set up monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual withdrawals from your credit card. It’s also the most convenient way to give. Get started online or contact our team.

Other ways to give

Make a cash or check donation.

You can make a cash gift through check, money orders, and bank drafts. If you want to pay by check, make checks payable to The SDSU Foundation. Address your gift to South Dakota State University Foundation, 815 Medary Ave., Box 525, Brookings, SD 57007.

Consider a non-cash contribution.

Other types of gifts can also significantly impact SDSU. Our team is here to help you with donations made in all forms, including:

  • Securities such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds
  • Tangible property such as livestock, grain, machinery or art
  • Intangible property such as patents or copyrights
  • Real estate such as land or property

Please email our gift planning team to learn more or get started.

Ask your employer to match your gift.

Increase the impact of your donation. Employers throughout the country match employee donations to SDSU. If you’re considering a gift, check our matching gift database.

Name your gift in honor of someone special.

Many gifts can be named after an individual, such as an SDSU professor or family member. Learn more about making named and memorial gifts.

Let your legacy live on at SDSU.

Planned giving allows you to continue your support in perpetuity. Learn how you can help SDSU through planned and estate gifts.