Ridgewater College Foundation

Support Our Programs and Students at Ridgewater College by Giving

For more than 30 years, the Ridgewater College Foundation has been helping students achieve a higher education.

Through the generous support of our donors, the Foundation provides scholarships for students and assists the college in enhancing our programs so students receive the best possible education.

Together, we are Creating Opportunities, Changing Lives!

  • OUR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM which offers more than 120 different scholarships for Ridgewater students.
  • FUNDRAISING and SPECIAL EVENTS including our Annual Giving Campaign, Scholarship Awards Dinner, Annual Golf Tournament, and Homecoming Tailgate Party.
  • BUILDING ALUMNI RELATIONS through our college magazine, annual campaign, events, Facebook, and volunteer opportunities.
  • SUPPORTING SPECIAL INITIATIVES like the Lunch Buddies, PTK Walk for Hunger, professional development, and more.
  • PROVIDING PROGRAM SUPPORT for our college programs including Mobile Simulation, nursing, vet tech, auto, NDT, athletics and more.
  • BUILDING AN ENDOWMENT to support future generations. Our endowment is currently $2.3 million. Consider a planned gift today to help build our endowment for future generations.
To expand educational opportunities and enhance academic excellence at Ridgewater College by providing financial and community support.
To be the preferred choice for donors investing in post-secondary education for the benefit of students, employers, and communities within our service area.

There are many ways to support Ridgewater College.

Explore them all on the Ways to Give page.

Kelly Magnuson


​Kelly Magnuson
Executive Director
phone: 320-222-6094 
fax: 320-222-5212


Sheila Saiko
Scholarship, Database & Events Coordinator
Phone: 320-222-6095


Hutchinson Campus

Administration - Room 210
2 Century Ave SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350

Willmar Campus

Student Services Building - Room 145
2101 15th Ave NW
Willmar, MN 56201