OSURA established endowments to enhance the support of its programs and activities for members.  These endowment funds at the OSU Foundation are invested, with earnings helping to support our programs.  OSURA activities that benefit from the endowment funds include:

  • Printing and mailing the Newsletter and the Directory
  • Fall Conference
  • Health and Wellness Seminars
  • Holiday Buffet and Summer Picnic
  • And other OSURA Events

All donations are tax deductible.  Contributions should note the fund name and number:  OSURA Endowment Fund, 605419.

OSURA also has a specific endowment fund (316596) targeting student food insecurity.  This fund benefits the Buckeye Food Alliance at the direction of the Senior Vice President for Student Life.

Gifts can be made by calling Customer Service at the OSU Alumni Association (614-292-2281) or by credit card online:

Donations can also be made by check payable to the OSU Foundation and sent to:
2200 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210

Another option that benefits you and the OSURA Endowment is through a charitable gift annuity.  In exchange for a gift of cash or appreciated securities, you will receive fixed lifetime payments and potential tax benefits.  You can take advantage of a special minimum funding amount of $5,000.  To learn more, contact the Office of Gift Planning by phone at 800-327-7907, by e-mail at, or by visiting