"The state of Cincinnati depends on Cincinnati State.”
– John Cranley, Mayor of the City of Cincinnati
The Cincinnati State Foundation raises money in support of the College’s strategic initiatives. These initiatives help us continue our position as a leader of innovation and a consistent resource for Greater Cincinnati businesses.
Our donors are the lifeblood of the College. The Cincinnati State Foundation is working in collaboration with the College President, along with our deans, faculty, and staff members, to identify our critical priorities as the College prepares to celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2019.
Giving priorities areas now under review include:
Student Access, Success, Completion and Retention
- Equipment and Technology Needs
- Program Expansions
- Community and Corporate Partnerships
- Endowed Chairs
- Professional Development
- Capacity Building
- Supporting renovations and upgrades for our Clifton, Middletown, Harrison, and Evendale campuses
Elliott V. Ruther, Chief of Development - Phone (513) 569-1451 or email