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Kettering Gift Fund

Your annual contributions to the Kettering Gift Fund creates opportunities for faculty and students on campus.

Kettering University offers an education widely regarded as both innovative and practical. It continues to couple theory and practice better than any institution in the world-- a world that is changing at an increasingly rapid rate. Gifts to the Kettering Gift Fund provide students and faculty resources to stay ahead of the curve; fueling applied research and strengthening the classroom and campus experience.

The Kettering Gift Fund Impacts:

  • Academics and Research: Labs, faculty start-up costs, technology, digital study spaces
  • Student Life:  Student development and support, recreation, residential life
  • Facilities: Modernization for facilities, public safety, campus beautification

Keep Me Kettering Scholarship Fund

The Keep Me Kettering Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students in time of need. Gifts of all amounts are put to immediate use and cumulatively make an important difference for families of incoming students as well as sophomores, juniors, and seniors who struggle to complete their degrees because of financial constraints. Read how the Keep Me Kettering Scholarship Fund changes student lives: Scholarship Recipient Profiles | Kettering University

Kettering Fund Drive

The Kettering Gift FUNd is a yearlong internal campaign for faculty and staff at Kettering to give back to the institution. In 2015, 64% of faculty and staff participated in the campaign and raised more than $64,000.

View a more complete listing of available scholarships and programs to discover an area of the University you would like to support.
To sign up for payroll deduction, download the form and send via inter-org mail to: Gift Accountant, University Advancement. One-time gifts can be submitted with the downloaded form or by visiting Kettering’s Make a Gift web page.

Questions? Contact Katie Zahrt, Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement at or Starr Cornell, Assistant Vice President of University Advancement and Director of Annual Giving via phone at extension 9759 or via email at

Company Matching Gifts

A corporate matching gift is an easy way to increase the impact of a personal contribution to Kettering University. By taking advantage of a company's matching gift program, you can arrange for an additional gift that can double or triple the impact of your contribution.

Matching Gift Procedure

  1. Find your employer with our search engine.
  2. Obtain a matching gift form (or web address) from your HR department.
  3. Complete matching gift form and mail to Kettering with your donation.
  4. Your company will send the matching gift after Kettering verifies your request.
Kettering University's Tax ID number is 38-2410852

Please mail completed matching forms to: 

ATTN: Annual Giving
University Advancement
Kettering University
1700 University Ave.
Flint, MI 48504
Fax: 810-762-7435


Starr Cornell
Associate Vice President of University Advancement
(810) 762-9759