New Belgium, Jordan Give $1 Million to Colorado State University
FORT COLLINS, CO— New Belgium Brewing today announced a $1 million gift to Colorado State University that will update and renovate facilities housing the university’s Fermentation Science and Technology program.
New Belgium Brewing co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kim Jordan, will personally give $500,000 to the project and the remaining $500,000 will be allocated over five years through New Belgium’s philanthropy program. The gifts will be used to build a new fermentation science laboratory in the Gifford Building, significantly strengthening the long-standing relationship between CSU and the renowned craft brewery.
“We’ve had a great relationship with the university over the years and it’s personally meaningful to me to be able to give something back,” said Jordan. “Craft brewing has afforded opportunity to more than 100,000 people working in our industry and it’s important to support the next generation of brewers who will take us into the future.”
CSU has provided a Brewing Science and Technology course since 2005 and formally launched the Fermentation Science and Technology undergraduate degree program in August 2013. There are 76 […]