2005-2006 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

San Diego State University

Contribution Highlights:

  • Phase III of the “Nurses Now” initiative, a collaboration between SDSU and local healthcare organizations to address the shortage of nurses, secured more than $1.8 million in cash and pledges. To date, “Nurses Now” has raised more than $3.5 million in support for nursing education.
  • The SDSU BioScience Center raised more than $700,000. The center offers students the opportunity to work with professors on advanced molecular biology research projects.
  • The J.R. Filanc Construction & Engineering Management Program received a $3 million endowment gift from Jack and Jane Filanc; the gift provides operational support and will underwrite a biannual J.R. Filanc Lecture Series in Construction Engineering Ethics.
  • The new College of Arts and Letters building secured over $325,000 in naming gifts. All naming gifts will be used to support merit scholarships.
Gift Commitments 2005/06
New Gifts $41,395,777
New Pledges 3,353,512
Testamentary Commitments 607,808
Native American and Local Government Contributions 2,437,250
Total $47,794,347
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2005/06
Federal $101,130,451
State and Local 28,669,510
Non-Governmental 22,316,600
Total $152,116,561

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $41,395,777
Pledge Payments 7,545,032
2005/06 Total $48,940,809

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
2003/04 $50,024,618
2004/05 $49,156,832
2005/06 $48,940,809

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Operations 71.83%
Campus Improvement 0.25%
Endowment 15.00%
Unrestricted 0.11%
Other 12.81%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Alumni 13.53%
Other Individuals 32.33%
Foundations 23.57%
Corporations 21.97%
Other Organizations 8.60%

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Last Updated: January 22, 2007