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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 Michelle Rudnicki at (716) 878-4508.


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
Chartwells USA
Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
LP Ciminelli Inc.
The County of Erie
James H. Cummings Foundation Inc.
The Whitworth and Dorothy Ferguson Foundation 
Google Inc.
HealthNow New York Inc.
Hodgson Russ LLP
The M&T Charitable Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
New York State Council on the Arts
The John R. Oishei Foundation
Salvatore Properties LLC
The Statler Foundation
Stockman Family Foundation
Tides Foundation
Tower Family Fund Inc.
The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation
The Zemsky Family Foundation

Butler Society ($10,000+)

The Joan and Peter Andrews Family Foundation
John P. Bartolomei & Associates
Robert & Patricia Colby Foundation
Eastman Foundation
Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies
The Glenmede Trust Company NA
Greenleaf Development and Construction
Joy Family Foundation
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
MacLean Curtis LLC
F. E. Munschauer Family Foundation
Nord Family Foundation
Pano’s Restaurant
Pepsi Beverages Company
Premier Wine & Spirits
Scott Electric Foundation Inc.
The Gustave A. and Geraldine S. Werner Foundation

Scajaquada Society ($5,000+)

Aeroflex Foundation
Barnes & Noble at Buffalo State College Bookstore
Dobmeier Janitor Supply Inc.
Edulead LLC
Fuster Family Trust
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP 
Carlos and Elizabeth Heath Foundation
Hyatt’s - All Things Creative 
M&T Bank 
Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Mary K. Mahley Family Foundation
Merchants Insurance Group 
Millington Lockwood Inc. 
Mionetto USA
Mulroy Family Foundation
Richard C. and Karen E. Penfold Family Foundation Inc.
Phillips Lytle LLP 
Premier Group - Premier Wine and Spirits
Procter & Gamble Co.
QCI Asset Management Inc
Rigidized Metals Corporation
Joseph R. Takats Foundation 
Tim Horton’s Corporate Office & Headquarters
United Capital
Vogt Sprinker Services Inc.
Wells Fargo Advisors LLC

Cleveland Council ($2,500+)

15 Fingers LLC
Balbach Family Foundation
Buffalo Hotel Supply Co. Inc.
The Buffalo News
Buffalo Sabres & Niagara Frontier Hockey
Building & Construction Trades Council of Buffalo NY and Vicinity
Children’s Foundation of Erie County Inc.
Consolidated Health Plans Inc.
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums
Delaware North
First Niagara
Franklin Asset Management LLC
Frey Electric Construction Co. Inc.
G & G Fitness Equipment Inc.
Hart Hotels Inc. 
Jack W. Hunt & Associates 
JWH Consulting 
Kideney Architects PC
Lamparelli Construction Co. Inc. 
Patrick P. Lee Foundation
The Martin Group LLC
Medical Management Services 
Meibohm Fine Arts
Moog Inc.
National Philantropic Trust
The Richard W. Rupp Foundation
Seneca Gaming Corporation
Seneca Holdings LLC
Siemens Industry Inc. 
Sinatra & Company Real Estate LLC
Superior Group
Turkish Coalition of America
University Students Government Service Group Inc.
Sam and Gerry Ward Foundation Inc. 
WPH Airport Associates
Lucille and Jack Yellen Foundation

President’s Circle
($1,500 +)

5707 Main St. Inc.
Advantage Sport & Fitness 
Bank of America Foundation
BRD Construction Company
Buffalo State College Professional Staff Caucus 
City of Buffalo
Coles Restaurant Inc. 
Erie County Medical Center Corporation
Javen Construction
Lippes Family Charitable Foundation
Magavern Pool Inc. 
Northrop Grumman Foundation
Northtown Automotive Companies
NYBDC Charitable Foundation
Riverrun-NA Inc.
Upstate Rebar LLC
US Didactic
The Vogt Family Foundation
Wiley Rein LLP 

Founder’s Circle ($1,000+)

American Express PAC Match
AXA Foundation
Barclay Damon LLP 
Estate of Annamarie Barone
BHNT Architects PC 
Cameron Compression Systems 
Cathedral Corporation
Ciminelli Development Company Inc.
Enviroscience Inc.
Erie and Niagara Insurance Association
Financial Trust Federal Credit Union
Flynn Battaglia Architects PC
Fresh Water Mollusk Conservation Society
GM Matching Contributions Program
Hahn Family Foundation
Hudson Advisor Services Inc. 
Kenneth L. and Katherine G. Koessler Family Foundation Inc. 
M/E Engineering PC 
Morgan Stanley Community Affairs 
Sabre Die Cutting Inc.
Trammell Property Management
Turner Construction Company 
University of Delaware

Rockwell Associates ($500+)

AIG Valic 
Buffalo Society of Artists
Burmese Community Services Inc.
Clough Harbour & Associates LLP 
College Club of Buffalo
Concept Construction Corp.
Corr Distributors Inc. 
Fred and Gertrude England Hospitality Education Foundation
EVP Architecture & Engineering
Five Star Bank
Gateway Printing & Graphics
Gear Motions Foundation
Hyde Foundation Inc.
Kaleida Health
Liberty Mutual
Lockheed Martin Corporation 
Merrill Lynch Trust Company FSB
The Oar Steak & Seafood Grill
Prime Investigations Inc.
Pro Race Cars Inc.
Rand Capital Corporation 
Siracuse Engineers PC
Tronconi, Segarra & Associates LLP 
Try-It Distributing Co. Inc. 
Watts Architecture & Engineering PC 
West Herr Automotive Group
The Western New York Foundation

Orange and Black Club ($250+)

Allpro Parking LLC
Alpha Sigma Alpha Alumnae Chapter
Auxilliary Services Corp. of Erie Community College
Barnes & Noble College Booksellers Inc. 
Boys & Girls Club of the Northtowns
Buffalo Bills LLC
BW Barbeque
Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman LLP
The Clamman Seafood Market Inc.
Commercial Pipe & Supply Corp.
Cumberland Art Conservation
DiDonato Associates
Eastman Machine Company
The Floristry
Foundry Hotel & Banquet
Graycliff Conservancy Inc.
Great Lakes Research Consortium
The Hartford Insurance Group Foundation Inc. 
JMF Risk Management Inc
Kelly Bros. LLC
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue
Miller Gesko & Company Inc.
National Federation for Just Communities
National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation 
Pint Size Productions
Quackenbush Co. Inc.
Research Resources Corp
RJR Engineering PC
Thrivent Financial
Tops Markets Inc.
Trautman Associates
United Technologies Corporation
United University Professions
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County 

1871 Club ($150+)

The American Society of Interior Designers
Anna Grace
Buffalo River Marine Terminal
Butler Mitchell Boys Club Alumni General Fund
Compass Group North America
Dermody Burke & Brown CPAs LLC
Felice Automotive Inc.
FMC Corporation
Goergen-Mackwirth Co. Inc.
Good Guys’ Pizza
Ken-Vil Associates Limited Partnership LLC
Lornamead Inc.
National Office Furniture
Rignola Cesspool Service Inc.
Towne Automotive Group


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