The Alumni Foundation was founded in 1929 by a group of dedicated alumni and community leaders who sought to raise and invest private funding for the University to augment its other revenue streams. The Northern Alumni Foundation is a legally separate 501(c)(3) charitable organization that functions as a part of MSU-Northern.
The Alumni Foundation focuses its efforts on donor stewardship through customer service and assurance in gift acceptance, processing and administration. The Alumni Foundation invests and allocates gift funds in a manner consistent with the purposes established by donors, and distributes dollars from its managed funds to support a wide variety of programs and activities throughout the University system.
The Alumni Foundation is under the direct oversight of the volunteer Board of Trustees, comprised of community members and alumni.
The Northern Alumni Foundation office is open M-F from 8-5, excluding major holidays.
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