2005-2006 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

San Francisco State University

Contribution Highlights:

  • The Miriam and Peter Haas Fund granted support totaling $509,745 to a variety of initiatives, such as the San Francisco Dual Language Teacher Education Program, designed to assist primarily Spanish-speaking Head Start teachers with earning their baccalaureate degrees.
  • The Family Acceptance Project (FAP), a Cesar Chavez Institute program, received a $381,345 grant from the California Endowment. The first project of its kind, the FAP explores the effects of family acceptance and rejection on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth health and mental health life outcomes.
  • The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation granted support totaling $160,000 for the “Pop and Politics” project, designed to provide American journalism education programs with a new model for teaching students to generate current events content for their peers.
  • The Guardian Scholars Program, designed to enhance college access and success for former foster youth, received a $150,000 grant from the Stuart Foundation. The program provides advising, tutoring, scholarships, priority registration, year-round housing and meal plans in campus residence halls, and other support.
  • A gift of stock valued at $98,742 from Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Paff established the Shereen Paff Special Education Scholarship Endowment Fund in support of students studying in the Edelman Institute’s Early Childhood Education Program.
Gift Commitments 2005/06
New Gifts $4,139,666
New Pledges 1,450,469
Testamentary Commitments 2,790,000
Native American and Local Government Contributions 0
Total $8,380,135
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2005/06
Federal $68,761,945
State and Local 20,737,222
Non-Governmental 2,701,854
Total $92,201,021

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $4,139,666
Pledge Payments 1,708,421
2005/06 Total $5,849,087

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
2003/04 $7,420,881
2004/05 $13,974,880
2005/06 $5,849,087

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Operations 82.33%
Campus Improvement 4.20%
Endowment 11.65%
Unrestricted 1.81%
Other 0%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Alumni 6.41%
Other Individuals 18.41%
Foundations 38.71%
Corporations 29.59%
Other Organizations 6.89%

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Last Updated: January 22, 2007