Annual Giving

Annual gifts to the University of all sizes cumulatively impact a current student’s experience, from providing scholarships to enhancing campus resources. And, US News and World Report sees it as a vote of confidence in Kettering; they include alumni participation and giving in their college ranking equation. You can help increase the value of your Kettering/GMI degree by making your annual gift. Plus, if you make a gift of $35 or more throughout 2019, you’ll receive a pair of limited edition Centennial socks.

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To make your gift by mail please send to: Starr Cornell, Kettering University Advancement, 1700 University Ave. Flint, MI 48504-6214

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The Kettering Gift Fund

Become A Kettering Hero

Your annual support to the Kettering Gift Fund makes a difference in the creation of enhanced labs and learning facilities, as well as in achieving our mission of building future leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and business. These unrestricted current use funds allow for investments in academics and research, student life and the modernization of facilities.

Be a Hero. Support the Kettering Gift Fund.

Matching Gifts

Double Or Triple Your Impact

Increase the impact of your annual gift by taking advantage of your employer’s matching gift program.

Matching Gift Procedure

  • Find your employer with our search engine.
  • Obtain a matching gift form (or web address) from your HR department.
  • Complete matching gift form and mail to Kettering with your donation.

Your company will send the matching gift after Kettering verifies your request.

Matching Gift Search

Not sure if your company participates in matching gift contributions? Check through our online database.


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Memorial Gifts to Kettering University

Honor A Loved One’s Connection To Kettering

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by Kettering University/GMI, establishing or participating in a memorial gift can be a meaningful way to honor that relationship while helping Kettering build a legacy that you can take pride in. If you’d like to make a gift to Kettering in someone’s memory, you can do so by visiting and customizing your tribute, or by calling (810) 762-9759 for more information. Your memorial gift will make an important difference in the lives of Kettering students.

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Kettering University?

A Kettering student is trying to reach you.

Kettering Calling is a student caller initiative to reach out to alumni.Each semester, students reach out to thousands of Kettering alumni and friends. Student callers are excited to build meaningful connections with alumni and to learn how Kettering launched their careers. They will update you with campus news and upcoming events, as well as invite you to support the University and current students through a contribution to the Kettering Gift Fund or the Keep Me Kettering Scholarship Fund. Every year, alumni support through Kettering Calling helps impact students by providing scholarships, enhanced campus spaces, and more.

Keep Me Kettering Scholarship Fund

Kettering Students Need Your Help

Each year, 99% of Kettering students receive some form of financial aid through scholarships, loans, and work study. The financial burden of an education can be a challenge for all students, from incoming freshmen to upperclassmen. The Keep Me Kettering Scholarship provides much-needed financial assistance totaling over $300,000 to about 150 undergraduate students annually. For many recipients of the scholarship, including Zaria Alexander ’21, Keep Me Kettering makes a quality education possible. 


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Kettering FUNd Drive

Our Faculty And Staff Are Making

History This Centennial Year

The Kettering University FUNd Drive is an annual campaign for faculty and staff to contribute.The Kettering FUNd Drive is a year-long internal campaign for faculty and staff at Kettering to give back to the institution. Kettering University's wonderful and dedicated faculty and staff reached a record-breaking 89% of participation in the 2019 FUNd Drive.

Contact Information

Starr Cornell
Associate Vice President of University Advancement
(800) 955-4464 ext. 9759

Danielle Schwartz
Associate Director of Annual Giving
(800) 955-4464 ext. 9504