- The CSU achieved its best fundraising results ever in
- Total voluntary support for the CSU system was $257.2
million, up from $248.2 million— a 3.8 percent increase.
- Alumni giving and giving from individuals declined in
2001/2002, but giving from foundations, and especially from
corporations, more than made up for the loss.
- San Diego State led the system in fundraising revenue
by raising over $52 million, an increase of 25 percent from
the $42 million raised the previous year.
- San Diego State and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo each exceeded
$40 million in revenue.
- Two additional campuses exceeded $20 million—Long
Beach State and Fresno State.
- Half of all voluntary support goes to the day-to-day
campus operations of the academic programs of the CSU.
- Special revenue reached a CSU high in 2001/2002.
- Special revenue increased from $668 million to $738 million—an
increase of 7 percent.
- Combined income from contracts and grants exceeded $500
million or three-quarters of all special revenue.
- CSU’s endowment market value reached a record high
in 2001/2002, growing to $492.7 million, more than 8 percent
higher than the previous year.
- CSU campuses and the CSU Foundation contributed $44.1
million to endowment in 2001/2002, compensating for a down
Alumni and Individual Giving
- Giving from individuals surpassed $93 million in 2001/2002.
- Alumni giving totaled $21.9 million.
- The average alumni gift was $325.
Pledges, Bequests and Revocable Trusts
- Pledges to the CSU set a record, reaching $107.5 million,
an increase of 36 percent. Adding deferred gifts from bequest
expectancies and trusts, total future giving will reach
nearly $135 million.
- Multi-year pledges increased from $78.6 million to $107.5
Corporate and Foundation Giving
- Giving from corporations, foundations and other organizations
set a CSU record of $164.3 million.
- Corporate giving exceeded $100 million for the first
time, an increase of 31 percent.
- Foundation giving rose 7 percent.
January 23, 2003