Group photo with President Scott Olson, Wazoo and others.

About the WSU Foundation

The WSU Foundation exists to raise funds, steward them in perpetuity, and distribute them in ways that collaboratively support the mission of the University. We recognize those who give, and we advocate for the University to the public.

The WSU Foundation is the number one source of external support for the University. We achieve this by:

  • Showing an abiding interest in and appreciation for WSU and all that it does
  • Cultivating special relationships with donors who give at the highest level

Advancement & Foundation Staff

The Advancement & Foundation Staff includes fundraisers, advancement services and alumni relations professionals. Together, this team works to build relationships with donors and engage with alumni to grow the WSU community.


Foundation Board of Trustees

The Foundation Board is comprised of people from a variety of backgrounds who all believe in higher education. They serve WSU by providing guidance and financial support.


Blackbaud's Security Incident

We want to inform you about a data security incident involving our third-party data management service provider, Blackbaud.

We care deeply about our giving community and want to be transparent about the circumstances of this situation.

Learn more about Blackbaud's security incident.