2005-2006 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

California State University, Long Beach

Contribution Highlights:

  • A bequest distribution from alumnus Patrick Pritchard funded a scholarship endowment for students studying opera in the College of the Arts, and a bequest commitment from Professor Emeritus Arnold Schwab created the Arnold Schwab Graduate Center in the University Library.
  • The Bickerstaff Student–Athlete Academic Center was established with an outright gift of $625,000 from the Bickerstaff family to provide student–athletes with academic program support.
  • The W. M. Keck Foundation initiated the Center for Education in Proteomic Analysis—a state-of-the-art facility to enable undergraduate and graduate students to study the structure and function of proteins—with a $500,000 grant.
Gift Commitments 2005/06
New Gifts $12,251,913
New Pledges $1,249,812
Testamentary Commitments $6,695,492
Native American and Local Government Contributions 0
Total $20,197,217
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2005/06
Federal $47,159,362
State and Local $20,744,750
Non-Governmental $5,493,241
Total $73,397,353

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $12,251,913
Pledge Payments 425,500
2005/06 Total $12,677,413

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
2003/04 $21,190,992
2004/05 $18,169,097
2005/06 $12,677,413

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Operations 69.10%
Campus Improvement 7.27%
Endowment 13.24%
Unrestricted 8.34%
Other 2.05%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Alumni 18.52%
Other Individuals 30.80%
Foundations 21.15%
Corporations 23.66%
Other Organizations 5.88%

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Last Updated: January 19, 2007