Foundation/Forging Futures News

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#BobcatGivingDay Blows Past Goals

The first-ever #BobcatGivingDay raised over $145,000 in just 24 hours. Learn all about the behind-the-scenes excitement and how you can participate in 2023.

Read about the momentous milestone

2 min read
#givingday #fundraising #bobcats



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Children's Literature Takes the Lead

Children’s Literature Centre advocates worked the phones and social media to eke out the most donors for the big $10,000 prize.

Read how they did it!

2 min read
#givingday #fundraising #childrensliterature


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Knock Our Socks Off!

FSU graphic design student Samina Qualeen Clark designed Frostburg-themed socks for a #BobcatGivingDay giveaway. Her creativity warmed our toes and our hearts.

Find out what inspired her

1 min read
#givingday #fundraising #coolsocks


Warren Evans

#GivingDay's Go-To

FSU’s Student Engagement Ambassador Warren Evans was the “secret weapon” to making #BobcatGivingDay a success.

Get a student's perspective

1 min read
#forgingfutures #givingday #studentambassador


Crawford Honored With Pinnacle Award

The FSU Foundation honored longtime board member, generous donor and alum Quincy Crawford ’65 with the Pinnacle Award – the Foundation’s highest honor.

Read about Crawford's achievements

2 min read
#frostburgstate #pinnacleaward #bobcats


Pam and Sam Griffith

Forging Community Partnerships

Sam and Pam Griffith, community co-chairs of Forging Futures: The Campaign for Frostburg State University, know the vital impact that the University has on the Western Maryland region.

Read why they support the campaign

3 min read
#forgingfutures #fundraising #westernmaryland


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A Message from the FSUF Board Chair

Sandy Adams ’86 addresses the state of Forging Futures: The Campaign for Frostburg State University, and her vision for the Foundation Board of Directors.

Read her message

1 min read
#forgingfutures #fundraising #foundation


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Forging Futures by the Numbers

Forging Futures: The Campaign for Frostburg State University has raised over $3 million since its public launch.

Find out how you can be a part of the campaign


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FSUF Board Adds Three

Rose Fagler ’83, Leslie Ludwig ’83 and Dr. Benjamin Norris ’04 have been added to the FSU Foundation Board of Directors.

Read about the newest members


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Giving from Your IRA: 3 Reasons

Dr. David Fell learned that making a Qualified Charitable Distribution from his IRA was easy, convenient and benefited the causes he cares about.

See just how easy it is


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New Named Funds

The FSU Foundation announces new funds. New funds create additional opportunities to support a cause that is meaningful to you.

Find a cause near and dear to your heart