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At MSU Denver, the value of your gift always exceeds your investment. With every gift - no matter the size - you are impacting the future of Colorado through the Roadrunners of today and tomorrow. When you give through the MSU Denver Foundation, your generosity transforms our students' lives.

The MSU Denver Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit direct-support corporation with a mission to promote the development and general welfare of the University. The Foundation receives, invests and administers private support to the University by stewarding your contributions according to your intentions.

When you reach your philanthropic goals, you are making it possible for our students to pursue the American Dream of earning a college degree at MSU Denver.


Student welfare

Student Support in COVID Times

By Lynne Winter '17

In the best of times, students expect to face financial struggles while attending college. COVID_19 is something else entirely. MSU Denver students are drowning in a deluge of obstacles they must overcome in pursuit of a brighter tomorrow. Read more.

Charles Schwab’s College to Careers Program paves the way for Roadrunner success.

By Lynne Winter '17

Graduation is an exciting time for Metropolitan State University of Denver students. The culmination of years of education is finally about to be parlayed into personal and professional success. But the transition from college to career can be scary, causing some students to question whether they are genuinely prepared to leap into the “real world.” Read more.

Donations are helping Roadrunners maintain housing and persist in their studies

By Erica Quintana-Garcia

Even before COVID-19 rocked the Colorado economy and the lives of many Metropolitan State University of Denver students, the Student Emergency Retention Fund was a vital resource for Roadrunners in need. Read more.

The Denver-based wireless company is providing free devices and services to Roadrunners through Apri

By Lindsey Colture

Denver-based wireless company Visible, a subsidiary of Verizon, recently donated 250 ZTE Android tablets and free internet service to Metropolitan State University of Denver for distribution to students in need. The donation will ensure that, no matter their economic status, Roadrunners can successfully stay connected to the University and on track to achieve their academic goals. Read more.

A homerun for Roadrunners

By Corey Phare

Officially entering its third year on Friday, July 24, MSU Denver's partnership with the Colorado Rockies has raised more than $395,000 over the past two seasons - directly benefiting over 120 departments, programs and majors. This season's raffle will take place online throughout the shortened MLB season and will continue raising funds to support students at MSU Denver. Read more.

Advancement team celebrates fundraising success

By Lindsey Colture

After exceeding it's 2019-20 goal, the MSU Denver University Advancement team has refocused its efforts to help students and programs persist through the COVID-19 pandemic. The team continues to support the University’s strategic goals and establish more connections across campus, building a culture of giving and helping campus partners understand the University’s broader community impact. Read more.
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