Giving and Impact

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.

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What Unites Us

Intercollegiate athletics has the power to bring us together. Dakota State is calling on committed alumni, friends of DSU, and dedicated community leaders to help raise private funds to advance Trojan Athletics in the critical area of athletics facilities.

Building Champions

Ways to Give


We offer quick and convenient ways to support DSU right from your browser! Choose to make a one-time donation to your fund of choice, or continue that impact on a recurring basis.

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Postal Mail

Interested in putting some old-fashioned ink to paper to make your impact on DSU? That sounds great!

Make your check out to Dakota State University Foundation and mail it to:

Dakota State University Foundation
820 N Washington Ave
Madison, SD 57042

Pledge Form


If you're in the mood to connect one-on-one with someone on staff to help facilitate your gift over the phone, we'd be delighted to help!

(605) 256-5693

Alumni News

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DSU Foundation has record-breaking year

Dakota State University continues to rise, with the DSU Foundation raising a record-setting $127.3 million for fiscal year 2022.

DSU alumna Terra Vennard

Vennard leads marketing at Silencer Central

Silencer Central is a rapidly growing business in Sioux Falls, and DSU alumna Terra Vennard is leading its marketing department.


2021 Codebreaker Challenge accepted and solved

“Codebreaker Challenge is an awesome competition,” said Dakota State instructor Andrew Kramer, one that builds valuable real-world skills, and gives students a small taste of security work done by government agencies.

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