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annual giving annual report 2020/21

look forward

The past year found MSU in unfamiliar territory. Yet, the Spartan community pressed on, and everything that makes MSU what it is continued on, too. Because when times are tough, you do what Spartans always do: LOOK FORWARD.

Through more than $92 million in annual gifts, 44,378 alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and friends showed exactly what they looked forward to. These annual gifts supported many critical areas, including:

  • Scholarships and education abroad
  • Student clubs and programs
  • Vital services and emergency support for students in need
  • Research to address societal problems
  • Educational tools some students can't afford

Take a look at the impressive numbers below and read some or all of the stories about the impact your annual gifts have had. Your gifts went to work immediately to provide so many opportunities for so many students. And for that, we can never say thank you enough.

Look at The Difference Your Gifts Made Throughout the Year

$92,075,539 went to work immediately

to support students, programs and faculty

4,704 gave nearly
 $33,412 through Greenline student calls

Learn more about MSU Greenline

3,540 gave$503,535 in online donations to174 CrowdPower projects

Find a CrowdPower project to support

44,378 alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and friends made a gift

Find out how to continue to help students

1,258 made your donation through our recurring giving program

Learn more about recurring giving

7,039 of you gave on Give Green Day, 1,273 for the very first time

Learn about the next Give Green Day

 

LOYALTY AND LEADERSHIP CIRCLE GIVING

8,601 Leadership Circle Donors Contributed More Than $86.5 Million

SPARTAN STRONG
4,534 donors
$3,856,913
 
SPARTAN GREAT
1,406 donors
$2,700,048
 
SPARTAN BOLD
992 donors
$3,577,672
 
SPARTAN INSPIRED
726 donors
$5,190,985
 
SPARTAN EXTRAORDINARY
943 donors
$71,177,938
 

 

35,777 Loyalty Level Donors Contributed More Than $5.5 Million

Spartan Loyal
30,875 donors
$3,724,482
 
Spartan Proud
4,902 donors
$1,847,502
 

Learn more about Loyalty and Leadership Circle giving and recognition.

Visit My MSU Giving to see your lifetime and annual giving to Michigan State University.

 

Look! Stories About Your Impact

Student Brandon Drain in cap and gown

Look! Students Thrived

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The Rock painted for Give Green Day with words Why I Give Green

Look! Green Prevailed

READ NOW
Student Sophia Colvin smiling at camera

Look! Research Grew

READ NOW

 

Kitten sleeping on top of sleeping dog

Look! Animals Flourished

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Dentist Dr. Brandi Lindsey and student Danielle Guist

Look! Clubs Championed

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Jamie Barker and veteran student with American Flag

Look! Veterans Succeeded

READ NOW

 

Three osteopathic medicine students providing COVID-19 testing

Look! Medicine Served

READ NOW
Greenline student Gave Piesko sitting on rock by Red Cedar River

Look! Greenline Called

READ NOW

 

 

Learn more about the difference your support made for MSU students this year.

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