Invest-a-Cats

A Personal Financial Planning Student and Kansas State University Foundation Partnership

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FUNDRAISING

  • Students work with the KSU Foundation in raising money from individuals, corporations, and charitable foundations to support Invest-a-Cats charitable activities.
  • A student fundraising committee exists to manage the process of raising funds.

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

  • Students are responsible for managing all assets held in the Invest-a-Cats quasi-endowed account through the KSU Foundation.
  • A student investment management committee exists to oversee the investment management process.
  • Students use an Investment Policy Statement to guide their management of assets.
  • Mutual funds and Exchange Traded Funds are the primary investments of choice.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND DISTRIBUTIONS

  • A student committee exists to determine the most appropriate use of earnings and other distributions from the managed account.
  • Continuity of student goals is assured by having a senior student chair the committee with a sophomore or junior serving as a co-chairperson.

BENEFITS FROM DONATIONS

  • Your donation is fully tax deductible
  • Your donation provides an opportunity for students to invest assets and make distribution decisions – a real life academic experience
  • Your donation will help fund
  • Expenses to Fund Peer-To-Peer On-Campus Financial Counseling
  • Merit Based Academic Scholarships
  • Scholarships to Attend Professional Meeting

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Learn More about Invest-a-Cats by contacting:
Dr. John Grable,
318 Justin Hall,
FSHS Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas 66506

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