The Ferris Foundation


 Impact through Opportunity

"My plea in Michigan -- and it will be my plea to the last breath I draw, and the last word I speak -- is education for all children, all men, and all women of Michigan, all the people in all our states all the time."  Woodbridge Ferris


Support the RMI Program!

Ferris State University and Dr. David Brown have developed a marketing program focused on high school students, undecided college students, and industry families at large, to help bring an awareness of and to attract new students to our industry. This marketing reach and program will cost $15,000.

We are reaching out to you, those of us who have benefited from this industry, our field of study, to raise the funds allowing Ferris to focus on our industry’s future.   Make a gift

Make a gift with an immediate impact!

Your gift to Ferris can support a multitude of programs including scholarships, academics, athletics and other critical initiatives.

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Student Telephone Outreach

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PGA Golf Management Learning Center

PGM Learning Center Campaign

The PGA Golf Management program at Ferris State University has announced a $4 million dollar fundraising campaign to build a state-of-the-art learning center that includes a more functional indoor practice facility for year-round golf instruction and practice.

Donors to the campaign will shape the futures of the Ferris PGA Golf Management program, the lives of students and the profession of golf management. 


Be Exceptional

The Ferris Foundation applauds the efforts of faculty and staff for trailblazing initiatives that represent the collaborative and innovative spirit of Ferris State. More....

New AVP Robert Murray

Robert Murray is the new Associate Vice President for Advancement at Ferris. More....

Ferris Futures Challenge

Since July 1, 2016, the Ferris Futures Scholarship Challenge saw 111 gifts and pledges to new and existing endowments, with more than $2.2 million of new gift commitments from Ferris State University benefactors. More...

Aly Raisman 2017 Speaker

The Ferris Foundation is excited to announce that Aly Raisman will be the speaker for the 2017 Foundation for Excellence Benefit.