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8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday


Contact Us:

Kays Foundation
P.O. Box 129
State University, AR 72467
(870) 931-7898



Updated: July 27, 2015


The Kays Foundation is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service   as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization.

Kays Foundation now accepting applications

for the 2015-2016 Grants

The Kays Foundation exists for the sole purpose of supporting Arkansas State University. Today it does this by providing grants to support faculty, staff, departments, colleges, or other entities to assist in furthering the teaching, research, and service goals and purposes of Arkansas State University. The Foundation has no official ties to the University--legal or otherwise. Learn more.

The Foundation celebrated 100 years of service to Arkansas State University. See details for more information & photos of the event.




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Areas Funded
List of grants as well as past areas we have provided funding for.


The Pleasance
Stop and enjoy nature as you take a stroll through our wooded area near the heart of the ASU campus.

The past is important, 

for it furnishes the foundation 

for the present and future...

Grant Details
Brief overview of grants the Kays Foundation has funded and how the grants were used.

Students & Teachers
The Foundation provides students and teachers the opportunity to use our natural setting for field classes, bird watching, and area schools participating with the Arkansas Forestry Commission in an effort to enhance the understanding of Arkansas's forests.