Campus Campaign

Every year, our BGSU family comes together to support our students through Campus Campaign.  BGSU is known for its commitment to helping students succeed both within and beyond the classroom. As today’s students face an increasingly complex and competitive world, it is imperative that BGSU continues to provide diverse activities, innovative academic programs, and a dynamic mix of learning opportunities to position our students as tomorrow’s leaders.

The BGSU Campus Campaign, a University-wide effort to support institutional initiatives, provides resources to engage, challenge and prepare students for a meaningful future. Now in its second decade, Campus Campaign has raised more than $14 million to benefit students, programs and initiatives. The campaign spans our fiscal year and includes any gifts made from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

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Dale SmithFaculty and Staff donor Highlight

Dr. Dale Smith
Professor and Planetarium Director

First Gift to BGSU: 2016 to the Physics and Astronomy Department

Why is it important to give back to BGSU?
As Planetarium director at BGSU, I am committed to the Planetarium being able to offer a wide variety of quality programs to its visitors. In this era of tight budgets, I have given generously to support this mission beyond what the budgets can pay for. As a result, the Planetarium’s roster of full-dome video shows, acquired since our 2014 upgrade and renovation, is about twice as extensive as it would have been otherwise. Targeted giving such as this is a way to support a specific program. 

Your gift to the BGSU Campus Campaign contributes to the quality of education our students receive while sending a message to the wider community and prospective donors that faculty, staff, and retirees believe in Bowling Green State University. All gifts are important and very much appreciated, especially in today’s challenging times when the University is experiencing declining state support.

Make a gift by June 30 to become a part of the Campus Campaign – show that you believe in BGSU.

Campus Campaign Payroll Deduction Form

Campus Campaign Fund Guide

Campus Campaign FAQS

Participation matters

The following departments achieved 100% participation during the 2016-2017 Family Campaign:

  • Accessibility Services
  • Conference and Event Services
  • Department of Accounting and MIS
  • Department of Finance
  • Division of Student Affairs
  • Higher Education and Student Affairs
  • Nontraditional and Military Student Services
  • Office of Design and Construction
  • Office of the President
  • Student Employment Services
  • Student Media
  • The Office of Capital Planning
  • The Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • TRIO Programs
  • University Advancement
  • Women’s Center

For more information

Sara Thompson ’14
Assistant Director of Annual Giving