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Uniting To Uplift Students

Power in community

Donors and friends of Central State University empower students to pursue their dreams by providing them with access to exceptional academic programs, leadership development, research opportunities, and a diverse range of extracurricular activities.

Central State University has a multitude of programs and initiatives aimed at enhancing the overall student experience. These programs range from academic research to community outreach and everything in between. Whether it is supporting innovative projects, providing scholarships to deserving students, or investing in the latest technology, donors are helping to shape the future of higher education and create a better world.

Opportunities abound for students seeking to pursue their passions and refine their abilities.

Access to a quality, affordable education is within reach for Marauders thanks to supporters like you.

Centralians can make a meaningful contribution to Central State University through your class reunion giving. 

Gift Designations

There are numerous ways to designate your gift to the University through our online giving form. From the artists and musicians finding their voice in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences to the brilliant minds shaping the future in the John W. Garland College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture, every dedicated scholarship is a testament to the belief that each student deserves a chance to thrive. Beyond academic excellence, Honors College scholarships recognize and reward exceptional leadership abilities and community engagement. For those in the College of Business, scholarships reduce challenges for aspiring business leaders. Likewise, future educators find the resources and training they need in the College of Education, empowering them to make a positive impact in classrooms across the nation.

Support a Student Activity or Program

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  • Auxiliary Corps 
  • Counseling Services
  • CSU Chorus 
  • CSU-Dayton
  • Friends of WCSU 88.9 FM
  • Invincible Marching Marauders
  • Marauder Athletics 
  • Marauder Leadership and Engagement
  • ROTC Marauder Battalion 
  • Student Affairs Annual Fund
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Emergency Fund
  • Undergraduate Student Success Center

Support Academic Programs and Scholarships 

  • CSU General Scholarship Fund
  • 1887 Annual Fund
  • College of Business Annual Fund
  • College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture Annual Fund
  • College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Annual Fund
  • College of Education Annual Fund
  • Honors College Annual Fund
  • Strategic University Initiatives 
  • Social Work Department 

Alumni Class Funds

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Make your mark on Central State and be recognized for your generosity! By giving during the ongoing reunion campaign until Dec. 31, 2023, you will add your name to the class honor roll. Don't miss this opportunity to leave a lasting impact and show your support for your alma mater. Learn more

Looking for other areas to support? Call Hakim Evans at 937-376-6588 to designate your gift or send a check with your designation to Central State University Division of Institutional Advancement, 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce, OH 45384.