"Giving the gift of education is a gift that has the greatest return on investment for all donors and recipients. By investing in our children and in others, we provide opportunities for a future that we may never have imagined."- Patrick and Marie Starich

As a parent, you are a vital part of the Mines community. Please consider joining over 375 parents and family members who are making a difference by supporting a university that is dedicated inspiring excellence in scholarship, leadership and character.

Give to what you care about most today, whether that is to The Parents Fund, athletics or student activities, please know that you are building a comprehensive and supportive learning environment for more than 5,700 talented Mines students. Your participation ensures that your son or daughter will be well-balanced students who are prepared to live a life purpose when they enter the workforce.

The Parents Fund supports:
  • Center for Academic Services and Advising (CASA) - tutoring and advising services
  • scholarships
  • technology and lab equipment
  • student clubs and organizations
  • leadership conferences and symposiums
  • traditions like M Climb, Homecoming and E-Days


Patrick and Marie Starich, The Parents Fund

Parents are encouraged to stay connected through Mines' tri-annual Parent Report and by attending Mines events like Commencement on May 12 & 13 and Homecoming, October 5-8, 2016. Stay tuned for more details about Parents and Family Weekend in the fall of 2016.

For more information about The Parents Fund, or to verify that Mines has your current contact information, please contact:

Sara Pond
Senior Director, Annual Giving
Colorado School of Mines Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 4005
Golden, CO 80402-4005