2006-07 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

California State University, Long Beach

Contribution Highlights:

  • Giving surged by 35 percent over the previous year, reaching $27.3 million. The university endowment, a campus priority, increased by 19 percent.
  • The Bernard Osher Foundation gave over $1 million to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a volunteer-operated program that offers a wide variety of courses of interest to persons 50 years of age and older.
  • Three grants totaling more than $400,000 were received from the Freeman Foundation to support qualified Chinese teachers in the schools and a National Center for Asia in Teacher Preparation.
  • The number of alumni donors increased by 7 percent, and the number of parent donors increased by 31 percent. Overall, alumni and parents comprise 65 percent of the number of gifts from individuals.
Gift Commitments 2006/07
New Gifts $13,672,529
New Pledges 828,059
Testamentary Commitments 12,844,302
Native American and Local Government Contributions 0
Total $27,344,890
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2006/07
Federal $53,912,737
State and Local 22,133,018
Non-Governmental 4,561,442
Total $80,607,197

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $13,672,529
Pledge Payments $1,170,569
2006/07 Total $14,843,098

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
2004/05 $18,169,097
2005/06 $12,677,413
2006/07 $14,843,098

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
red sqare for pie chartPrograms 64.14%
yellow square for pie chartCampus Improvement 5.06%
green square for pie chartEndowment 15.71%
dark purple square for pie chartUnrestricted 7.95%
light purple square for pie chartOther 7.15%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
red sqare for pie chartAlumni 15.56%
yellow square for pie chartOther Individuals 25.77%
green square for pie chartFoundations 24.44%
dark purple square for pie chartCorporations 30.67%
light purple square for pie chartOther Organizations 3.57%

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Last Updated: January 15, 2008