Alumni Association and Foundations
The mission of the Idaho State University Alumni Association is to promote the welfare and to advance the objectives of Idaho State University through the sustained involvement of its alumni by providing philanthropic, intellectual, and social opportunities.
The association is governed by a board of directors and administered through the office of Alumni Relations, 554 S. 7th Avenue, Pocatello, in the H. F. Magnuson House.
Specific goals are to identify alumni and friends to assist Idaho State University in strengthening support from its constituencies, to inform alumni and friends about Idaho State University, to provide for the efficient management of the Alumni Association, and to involve and motivate alumni and students to maintain their affiliation and support of Idaho State University.
The officers and directors meet three times a year with the director of alumni relations, who is appointed by the university administration.
Idaho State University Bengal Foundation
The Idaho State University Bengal Foundation is a nonprofit organization formed to raise money for athletic scholarships. The main fund raising activities include an annual auction, scholarship fund drive, athlete-to-athlete phone-a-thon, several golf tournaments, and other special events held throughout the year.
The Bengal Foundation was officially formed in September of 1976. It is governed by a board of directors and administered through the office of the Bengal Foundation located in Holt Arena. For information on becoming a member, contact The Bengal Foundation at (208) 282-2397.
Idaho State University Foundation, Inc.
The Idaho State University Foundation is a nonprofit corporation established in 1967 under the laws of the state of Idaho.
The mission of the Idaho State University Foundation is to stimulate voluntary private support from alumni, parents, friends, corporations, foundations, and others for the benefit of Idaho State University.
The foundation raises and manages private resources supporting the mission and priorities of the university, and provides opportunities for students and a degree of institutional excellence unavailable with state funding levels.
The foundation is dedicated to assisting the university in the building of the endowment to address, through financial support, the long-term academic and other priorities of the university.
The foundation is responsible for identifying and nurturing relationships with potential donors and other friends of the university; soliciting cash, securities, real and intellectual property, and other private resources for the support of the university; and acknowledging and stewarding such gifts in accordance with donor intent and its fiduciary responsibilities.
The Idaho State University Foundation is located on the first floor of the Administration Building.