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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 Katie Welsted 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 Baird Foundation 
The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
The Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Inc.
Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
The County of Erie 
The Whitworth and Dorothy Ferguson Foundation 
Google Inc.
Institute for Museum and Library Services
The M&T Charitable Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Merchants Insurance Group
The John R. Oishei Foundation
The Statler Foundation 
Tides Foundation
Tower Family Fund Inc. 
The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation 
Wilmington Trust

Butler Society ($10,000+)

Balbach Family Foundation
Cullen Foundation
The D-B Trust
Eastman Foundation
Fuller Foundation 
Greenleaf Development and Construction
Hodgson Russ LLP
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
MacLean Curtis LLC 
New York State Council on the Arts
Pepsi Beverages Company
Anonymous S.
United HealthCare Services Inc.
Vogt Family Foundation at the Community
Foundation for Greater Buffalo
The Gustave A. and Geraldine S. Werner Foundation

Scajaquada Society ($5,000+)

Center for Certification in Creativity LLC
Dobmeier Janitor Supply Inc.
Edulead LLC
Fuster Family Trust
GEICO Philanthropic Foundation
Hudson Advisor Services Inc.
Kenmore Soccer Club Inc.
Kideney Architects PC
M&T Bank
Mulroy Family Foundation
National Philanthropic Trust
New Era Cap Company Inc.
Pano’s on Elmwood
Richard C. and Karen E. Penfold Family Foundation Inc. 
Phillips Lytle LLP
Procter & Gamble Co.
The Research Foundation of the State University of New York
Superior Group
Joseph R. Takats Foundation 
The Zemsky Family Foundation

Cleveland Council ($2,500+)

Allentown Association Inc.
BRD Construction Company
Buffalo State College Alumni Association
Buffalo State College Professional Staff Caucus
Buffalo Transport Warehouse & Distribution Services
Burchfield Penney Art Center
The Edward H. Butler Foundation
Cannon Design Inc.
Louis P. Ciminelli Interests Inc.
Coles Restaurant Inc.
Compass Group North America
Delaware North 
Erie County Medical Center
Erie County Medical Center Corporation
Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies
Gateway Printing & Graphics
Golden Artist Colors Inc.
Hadley Exhibits
Hart Hotels Inc.
Jack W. Hunt & Associates 
Independent Health
Lamparelli Construction Co. Inc.
Lawley Service Inc.
Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Medical Management Services
Millington Lockwood Inc.
Moog Inc.
National Center for Women & Information Techonology
Oliver’s Restaurant
PUSH Buffalo Inc.
Rand Capital Corporation
Rigidized Metals Corporation
Siemens Industry Inc.
Sinatra & Company Real Estate LLC
Tru Vue Inc.
Try-It Distributing Co. Inc.
Uniland Development Corporation
US Didactic
Vargas Associates Inc.
West Herr Automotive Group
Women and Children’s Hospital
Lucille and Jack Yellen Foundation 

President’s Circle
($1,500 +)

BHNT Architects PC
The Buffalo News
Buffalo Sabres & Niagara Frontier Hockey 
Buffalo Spine Medicine and Rehab PLLC
Donald H. Cloudsley Foundation
Evans Bank
G & G Fitness Equipment Inc. 
Carlos and Elizabeth Heath Foundation
The Gerald and Sandra Lippes Foundation Inc.
Mach Architecture PC
Magavern Pool Inc. 
National Academy of Sciences
Salvatore Properties LLC
Sandhill Capital Partners
Van Vliet Enterprises Inc.
Watts Architecture & Engineering PC
Wendel Companies
Wiley Rein LLP 

Founder’s Circle ($1,000+)

Ben Garelick Inc.
BHS Foodservice Solutions
The Big C Electric Inc.
Robert & Patricia Colby Foundation
Crickler Vending Company Inc.
The Fatta Foundation
Joseph & Anna Gartner Foundation
Gemcor Systems Corp.
Gene Haas Foundation
Hotel Henry Urban Resort Conference Center
IBC Engineering PC
Ingram Micro Inc.
Kensington Lions Club
Law Offices of Roland M. Cercone PLLC
Francis M. Letro Attorneys at Law
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
Mister Pizza Elmwood
Northrop Grumman Corp Charity Trust
Page Conservation Inc.
Praxair Inc.riverrun-NA Inc.
Saldanha Family Foundation
Saperston Asset Management Inc.
Tronconi, Segarra & Associates LLP 
Voice in Contemporary Art

Rockwell Associates ($500+)

21st Amedment Corp.
Artcare Resources LLC
Barnes & Noble College Booksellers Inc.
Bobby K Entertainment
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
Buffalo Orthopedic Group
Buffalo Tennis & Squash Club
Cengage Learning
College Club of Buffalo
Corr Distributors Inc. 
DME Construction Association
Financial Trust Federal Credit Union
GRE Fulfillment Inc.
Grover Cleveland Press
B. R. Howard & Associates Inc.
Kenneth L. and Katherine G. Koessler Family Foundation Inc.
Latency Watch Inc.
Lehigh Construction
M/E Engineering PC
Meibohm Fine Arts
Miller Gesko & Company Inc.
Panera Bread
Runway Friends of Fashion and Textile Technology
Scientific Analysis of Fine Art LLC
Shuch Family Foundation
SUNY Research Foundation OGCA
Taylor Devices
University of Mississippi CRNAs
Walt Disney Company
Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

Orange and Black Club ($250+)

Allpro Parking LLC
All State Fire Equipment of WNY LLC
Anne Rosenthal Fine Art Conservation
At 88 Textile Designs LLC
Balloon Masters
Beynon Sports Surfaces Inc.
Boltz Insurance Service
Buffalo Museum of Science
Busch Gardens
Colvin Draperies
Current Hospitality Group LLC
Everyday Earthware
The Floristry
Foxy Delivery Service
GM Matching Contributions Program
Good Guys Pizza
Grove Roofing Services Inc.
Jiffy-Tite Company Inc.
Joyfulenergy Jewelry
Lockheed Martin Corporation
McGraw-Hill Foundation Inc.
National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation
Network for Good 
Northwest Buffalo Community Center Inc.
Deborah Oppenheimer Trust
Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society
Quackenbush Co. Inc.
Schmack and J.A.B. LLC
Scoreboards Etc. Inc.
Tam Ceramics Group of NY LLC
Towne Auto
W. W. Norton Inc.

1871 Club ($150+)

Alden Central School District
American Sewing Guild, Buffalo NY
Ansonia Center Partners
BAM Pottery
Blessings by Nature
Blue Ox Roofing
Buffalo Etchings
Buffalo Fine Arts Academy
Butler Mitchell Boys Club Alumni General Fund
CPI Process Systems
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Edward Elgar Publishing
Don George’s Sporting Center
JWH Consulting
Kelley Bros
Lewiston Jellies LLC
Morgan Stanley Community Affairs
Moses Group Inc.
Mundo Images LLC
Superior Thermal Systems LLC
United Technologies Corporation
West Side Business and Taxpayers Association


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