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Why we need your support

When you give to the Ball State University Alumni Association, you make it possible to offer scholarships to incoming and current students, host events around the country and promote outreach by connecting alumni and friends around the globe. It is all about Cardinals helping Cardinals. Your generous gift has an immeasurable impact on students and fellow alumni.

How you can help

The BSUAA strives to cultivate lasting relationships with more than 200,000 living alumni worldwide and provide a home-away-from-home for our alumni and friends at the Alumni Center when they return to campus.

Areas of support


By supporting the Alumni Association programs, you are supporting the continued success of new initiatives to engage alumni across the county.


The Ball State Alumni Association is committed to a brighter future for students with multiple scholarship opportunities. Support multiple scholarships. 

Student Support 

We strive to keep alumni and students engaged and informed through our student organizations. Help those groups continue to grow by supporting our Homecoming Steering Committee and Student Alumni Relations Team.

Unlock $1,000 for Take Flight!
Cardinals help Cardinals, and 500 gifts by noon unlocks $1,000 for the Take Flight fund.
500 / 500 Gifts
Alumni Chapter Challenge
Scholarship support is vital for students. The alumni chapter with the most gifts to their scholarship fund from 4-7 p.m. on One Ball State Day will receive $1,000.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Gifts
1 $1,000 Greater Indianapolis Alumni Chapter Scholarship 17
2 Michiana Alumni Chapter Scholarship 7
3 Northeastern IN Alumni Chapter Scholarship 3
4 Chicago Alumni Chapter Scholarship 1
5 Cass/Howard County Alumni Scholarship 0
Evening Leaderboard
The needs of our students are greater than ever. The eight areas with the most donors between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. will each receive $1,000 thanks to challenge dollars given by donors.
Rank Prize Department Donors
1 $1,000 Theatre & Dance 163
2 $1,000 Ball State Student Media 73
3 $1,000 Athletics 61
4 $1,000 Journalism 39
5 $1,000 Dance Marathon 38
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