Annual Giving

The generosity of Kettering University alumni and friends enhances student experiences and advances the University as a leader in STEM education. Support student scholarships or another area of the University that is important to you. 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. Find your employer with our search engine.  Make a gift. Make a difference.

Starr Cornell
Associate Vice President of University Advancement
800.955.4464 ext. 9759 or scornell@kettering.edu


 Estate & Planned Giving

Gifts through estate planning are a great way to support Kettering today and into the future. Bequests, gift annuities, life insurance, and other financial plans are available, often with tax advantages for the donor and their heirs. Get more information on estate and planned giving or contact us to discuss how a planned gift to Kettering University can help you achieve your financial goals. 

Cara Boeff
Senior Director of Philanthropy – Major and Planned Giving
800.955.4464 ext. 9746 or cboeff@kettering.edu.


Corporate & Foundation Giving

Corporations and foundations support Kettering through grants, equipment, as members of an advisory board, or offering co-op opportunities for our students. Kettering has more than 550 industry partners in the United States and abroad including the top Fortune 500 companies in Michigan. Kettering faculty members collaborate with industry leaders 

Learn more about corporate and foundation partnerships.

 

 

Development Faculty/Staff

Susan Davies

Vice President of University Advancement and External Relations Development, University Advancement 1700 University Avenue
5-101 CC
810.762.9927 sdavies@kettering.edu

Cara Boeff

Sr Dir of Philanthropy-Indiv Development, University Advancement 1700 University Avenue
5-112 CC
810.762.9746 cboeff@kettering.edu

Starr Cornell

Associate VP of University Advancement Development, University Advancement 1700 University Ave.
5-128 CC
810.762.9759 scornell@kettering.edu

Caroline Ethington

Director of Philanthropy, Individual Gifts Development, University Advancement 1700 University Avenue
5-114 CC
810.762.9917 cethingt@kettering.edu

Thomas Sommer

Senior Director of Philanthropy - Corporate & Foundation Relations Development, University Advancement 5-112 CC 810.762.9525 tsommer@kettering.edu

Kathleen Zahrt

Director of Stewardship Development, University Advancement 1700 University Avenue
5-118 CC
810.762.9519 kzahrt@kettering.edu