2019 Annual Report


By-the-Numbers

Thousands of donors generously gave to OSU in the past fiscal year. Below is a brief insight into our financial performance in FY19. Click here to view full FY19 audited financials.


Total Gifts and Commitments

Figures reflect fiscal year 2019 totals

$232,499,819


total donors

31,925

TOTAL DONORS

new donors

3,883

NEW DONORS

new donors

12.6¢

AVERAGE COST PER DOLLAR RAISED


Assets

Figures reflect fiscal year 2019 totals

2019$1.15B
2018$1.14B
2017$1.05B
2016$984.4M
2015$971.2M
2014$930.7M
2013$836.7M
2012$703.9M
2011$673.8M
2010$526.3M

Endowments

Figures reflect fiscal year 2019 totals

2019$642.5M
2018$642.9M
2017$586.6M
2016$545.5M
2015$581.4M
2014$579.4M
2013$517.2M
2012$452.2M
2011$456.1M
2010$334.8M

The OSU Foundation Board of Trustees and its Investment Committee have adopted an investment strategy to provide current spending while preserving the long-range purchasing power of the endowments and prudently managing risk. To learn more, view the 2019 Endowment Report.


Stories of Impact

No matter how large, your orange passions are creating a brighter future for Oklahoma State University. We are pleased to share several stories about the impact of those orange passions through this Annual Report.


McKnight Center

Music. Magic. McKnight.


More than music filled the air at the Opening Gala at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts. There was magic in the atmosphere, a blend of elegance and art to rival the finest halls in the largest cities, bestowing a brightness on the venue and its guests. Read More

McKnight Center Art

Amplifying Art


A 12-foot twisted ribbon-like bronze sculpture, DNA IV, anchors the outdoor plaza at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts, where surround sound and a giant screen offer new ways for the community to interact with art at Oklahoma State University. Read More

Homecoming

A Tradition to Treasure


What started as a simple dance and dinner in 1920 has grown into one of the largest homecoming celebrations in the nation, with more than 80,000 OSU alumni and friends returning to campus for the weekend. Read More

Oklahoma State University Foundation Names New President


The Oklahoma State University Foundation Board of Trustees has named Blaire Atkinson as the organization’s seventh president, concluding an extensive search. Atkinson is the current president of the OSU Alumni Association, and has served as the organization’s leader since October 2018, after four months as its interim president. Read More

Scholarships Study Abroad Internships Student Success

Brighter Orange, Brighter Future


OSU Foundation’s new fundraising campaign aims to assist students on their academic journeys. Read More

Philanthropy Give Orange

Give Orange: 1,890 minutes for OSU


Members of the Cowboy family from 49 states and as far away as Jerusalem came together during this year’s Give Orange event to support Oklahoma State University with gifts of all sizes. Read More