b'With Endless Thanks On behalf of the NMSU Foundation, we areof all methods and sizes are meaningful and further pleased to share the collective impact of NewNMSUs efforts in equipping tomorrows leaders.Mexico State Universitys donors and stakeholders through our 2021 Annual Report. We continue toFinally, we want you to know that we take the be reminded that the trajectory of our studentsinvestment of your gifts seriously. Thanks to lives greatly depends on surrounding them withthoughtful governance and our dedicated Boardthe support they need to thrive. From highlightsof Directors, the Foundations portfolio has seen an of success to inspiring stories, there is much toaverage 7.19 percent annual rate of return (net of celebrate as we reflect on fiscal year 2021.fees) over the past 10 years and has increased in size to more than $230 million. When you consider the When you invest in your passion at NMSU, yougrowth potential of this portfolio from investment invest in the passions and dreams of Aggies,returns and the dedication of our donors, we have an empowering them to become the next generationexciting opportunity and a responsibility to continue of innovators and changemakers. Across the NMSUmaking a substantial impact on NMSUs future. systemwhether by scholarships, fellowships and professorships, or academic programs and facilityAs we look to 2022, we remain grateful and upgradesyour gifts sustain our universitys proudhumbled by the outpouring of generosity from history and help secure its future. We hope thisour Aggie family. It is because of you that our report demonstrates how your philanthropy playsstudents time at NMSU is rewarding and their a major role in providing opportunities to students,potential limitless. To learn more about making a faculty, and our community. current or planned gift through the Foundation, visit our website at nmsufoundation.org. Since its inception in 1959, the Foundation has been a dedicated partner in our universitys vision by building relationships and generating supportWith gratitude, for NMSUs students, teaching, research, extension and outreach, and public service missions. In fiscal year 2021, thanks to your generosity, we received more than $19.5 million to benefit NMSU. Your contributions also helped grow the total value of the endowments held in our long-term investment pool. The loyalty of our planned giving donors continues to be an important source of support, with a total value of more than $3 million in realized giftsDerek Dictson 98 Bobby Lutz 73 made possible as a result of estate intentions. GiftsPresident Chair'