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Corporate and Foundation Giving

Corporate Sponsors

What It Means

Year after year, Buffalo State receives generous support from corporate and foundation sponsors. These invaluable philanthropic gifts further the mission of the college and help students complete their degrees to enter the workforce in Western New York and beyond.

List of corporate sponsors.

What Are the Benefits?

  • A student audience of 11,000+ and an alumni audience of 100,000+
  • A professional network able to provide interns and future employees
  • Collaborative research and other professional development programs
  • Opportunities for guest lectures or professional mentorship
  • Expand your firm's corporate citizenry role in the community


  • Name a new or existing campus building or construction project
  • Create a scholarship and fellowship
  • Provide gifts of services or equipment
  • Sponsor campus programs or events

To find out how your corporation or foundation can give to Buffalo State, contact Mary E. Dwyer at (716) 878-3141.


Rockwell HallThe Gustave A. and Geraldine Werner Foundation
Rockwell HallThe Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
Rockwell HallThe Statler Foundation

College Founders ($25,000+)

The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
The Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Inc.
LP Ciminelli Inc.
The County of Erie
The D-B Trust
The Ferguson Family Foundation Inc.
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Fidelity Foundation
Fuller Foundation
The M&T Charitable Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The John R. Oishei Foundation
Robinson Sales Inc.
The Statler Foundation
Tower Family Fund Inc.
The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation
The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation
The Gustave A. and Geraldine S. Werner Foundation

Butler Society ($10,000+)

The Joan and Peter Andrews Family Foundation
Anonymous C.
HealthNow Healthy Living Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Eastman Foundation
The Glenmede Trust Company N.A.
Hyatt’s - All Things Creative
Joy Family Foundation
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
F. E. Munschauer Family Foundation
Nord Family Foundation
Pano’s Restaurant
Pepsi Beverages Company
Phillips Lytle LLP
Trust for Mutual Understanding
Try-It Distributing Co. Inc.
The Zemsky Family Foundation

Scajaquada Society ($5,000+)

Bank of America Foundation
Barnes & Noble College Booksellers Inc.
Curtis Screw Company LLC
Delaware North Companies Inc.
Dobmeier Janitor Supply Inc.
Empire Merchants North
The Fatta Foundation
First Niagara Financial Group
Hart Hotels Inc.
Hodgson Russ LLP
JGD Enterprises LLC
The Lamendola Family Foundation
Anonymous M.
M&T Bank
Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music
Morgan Stanley Community Affairs
New Era Cap Company Inc.
Palladian Health
Richard C. and Karen E. Penfold Family
Foundation Inc.
Premier Wine & Spirits
The Research Foundation of the State University
of New York
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Joseph R. Takats Foundation
Turkish Coalition of America
Turner Construction Company

Cleveland Council ($2,500+)

Artcare Resources LLC
Balbach Family Foundation
Buffalo Hotel Supply Co. Inc.
Carleton Technologies Inc.
CHA Consulting Inc.
Chartwells College and University Dining Services
City of Buffalo
Clough Harbour & Associates LLP
Coles Restaurant Inc.
Crowley Webb and Associates Inc.
John W. Danforth Company Foundation
Dell Computer Corporation
Ernst & Young Foundation
Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies
Hudson Advisor Services Inc.
Jack W. Hunt & Associates
Illuminating Engineering Buffalo Section
Kideney Architects PC
Lamparelli Construction Co. Inc.
Lippes Family Charitable Foundation
Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Medical Management Services
Merchants Insurance Group
Merrill Lynch
Millington Lockwood Inc.
National Philantropic Trust
Project Flight Inc.
Rand Capital Corporation
Salvatore Properties LLC
Seneca Gaming Corporation
Siemens Industry Inc.
Union Concrete & Construction Co.
Lucille and Jack Yellen Foundation
President’s Circle ($1,500+)
5707 Main St. Inc.
Advantage Sport & Fitness
The Baird Foundation
Breakfast Served All Day Inc.
Buffalo Crushed Stone Inc.
Buffalo Federation of Women’s Clubs
The Buffalo News
Buffalo Transport Warehouse & Distribution
The Edward H. Butler Foundation
Consolidated Health Plans Inc.
Edulead LLC
Financial Trust Federal Credit Union
Frey Electric Construction Co. Inc.
Hadley Exhibits
Iroquois Bar Corporation
Javen Construction
Krislyn Co. LLC
Lawley Service Inc.
Magavern Pool Inc.
M/E Engineering PC
Northrop Grumman Foundation
Novatech Machining Corp.
Patrick P. Lee Foundation
Pearson Education
PGM Pro Inc.
Rich Products Corporation
Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
United Capital
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
University Students Government Service
Group, Inc. BSC
Wells Fargo Advisors
Wiley Rein LLP

Founder’s Circle ($1,000+)

Allegheny Educational Systems Inc.
American Express PAC Match
Amphion Foundation
AXA Foundation
The AYCO Charitable Foundation
Buffalo State College Professional Staff Caucus
Cameron Compression Systems
Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
Cobey Inc.
Corr Distributors Inc.
Damon & Morey LLP
Joseph & Anna Gartner Foundation
HealthNow New York Inc.
Independent Health
Mary K. Mahley Family Foundation
Mister Pizza Elmwood
Next Generation Vending and Food Services Inc.
Northtown Automotive Companies
Ok Restaurants Inc.
O’Mara Financial Inc.
Praxair Inc.
The Richard W. Rupp Foundation
Studio TKM Ltd.
Tronconi, Segarra & Associates LLP
Tru Vue Inc.
Uniland Development Corporation
University of Delaware
Vertex Innovative Solutions
Waste Technology Services
West Herr Automotive Group
Whitten & Proctor Fine Art Conservation

Rockwell Associates ($500+)

Architectural Resources PC
BHNT Architects PC
Buffalo State College, ASME Student
Chapter 303B
The Frank L. Ciminelli Family Foundation
Committee to Re-Elect Judge Givens
Committee to Re-Elect Judge Kevin Keane
Construction Industry Solutions Corp.
Erie and Niagara Insurance Association
Ford Motor Company
The J. Paul Getty Conservation Institute
Golden Artist Colors Inc.
IBC Engineering PC
Infusion Sales Group
J.F. Machining Co. Inc.
JR Photo Design
Kenneth L. and Katherine G. Koessler Family
Foundation Inc.
Labatt USA Inc.
Next Generation Vending and Food Services Inc.
Northtown Lexus
Page Conservation Inc.
The Paslaqua Charitable Foundation
Schuster Construction LLC
The Seneca Nation of Indians
Siracuse Engineers PC
TJ Maxx
Trammell Property Management
Michael A. Ventura Accountant
Zenger Partners LLC

Black & Orange Club ($250+)

B&R Mechanical
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
College Club of Buffalo
Excelsior Orthopaedics LLP
Felice Automotive Inc.
The Hartford Insurance Group Foundation Inc.
Integrys Energy Services Inc.
Kelly Bros. LLC
Kiebzak’s Restaurant Ltd
Martin Sprocket and Gear Inc.
Meibohm Fine Arts
NYBDC Charitable Foundation
The Oar Steak & Seafood Grill
Deborah Oppenheimer Trust
Pace Art Conservation LLC
Quackenbush Co. Inc.
RAM Abstract Ltd.
Thrivent Financial
Trautman Associates
UB Foundation Activities Inc.
Vania and David
Watts Architecture & Engineering PC

1871 Club ($150+)

21st Amendment Corp
Auxilliary Services Corp. of Erie Community
Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman LLP
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Empire State Detailing Inc.
Good Guys’ Pizza
Great Lakes Art Conservation of New York
The William Randolph Hearst Foundations
IBM-International Foundation Matching Grants
JWH Consulting
Kensington Lions Club
Krueger Art Conservation
Modern Nostalgia
National Federation For Just Communities
NextGen Technical Consulting Services
O’Connell Lucas Chelf Inc.
Time Warner Foundation Inc.
Western New York Fluid System Tech
WNY Lions Club


Giving to Buffalo State

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