students at DSU graduation

Your Gift Matters.

A gift to Dakota State is an investment in the future. When you support DSU, you inspire the next generation of leaders; you open opportunities for faculty to influence and engage. You unite us all in innovation and community.

Give Now




To promote the vision and opportunities of the university; and to develop and steward the resources to advance the vision and opportunities, now and into perpetuity.


To be a high-functioning, invaluable asset to the university that can be confidently relied upon to maximize philanthropic and external engagement potentials.

To achieve success of purpose as an asset to the university and the greater Dakota State University community

What it Takes

  1. Earning Trust
    • Do as you say you will
    • Practice transparency
    • Meet expectations
  2. Aligning Objectives
    • Everyone knows what they are and the “why”
    • Clarity of expectations
    • Driven by university’s pillars/objectives
  3. Producing Results
    • Defined objectives/goals
    • Measurable
    • Accomplishments/Achievements