The Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation announced that it awarded more than $2.07 million in grants and scholarships to 1,062 students in fiscal year 2021 (year ending June 30, 2021), marking the first time in its history that the Foundation has awarded over $2 million in student support.

The Foundation raised a total of $12.78 million in fiscal 2021, the third-highest single-year fundraising total in its 63-year history, contributing to the Foundation endowment level reaching $70.39 million – its highest ever – at the end of fiscal 2021.