2006-07 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

California State University, Northridge

Contribution Highlights:

  • Alumnus Mike Curb, former California lieutenant governor, pledged $10 million to support construction of a new world-class performing arts center. The Mike Curb College of Arts, Media & Communications was named in his honor.
  • The Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics in the College of Health and Human Development received a $2.2 million bequest commitment from volunteer Frances Thorton Thieriot.
  • The Whitsett Foundation closed its operations by making one last gift of $180,000 to the History Department. Over 20 years ago, the Whitsett Foundation funded one of the first academic chairs in the CSU system.
Gift Commitments 2006/07
New Gifts $6,801,419
New Pledges 10,496,307
Testamentary Commitments 3,945,000
Native American and Local Government Contributions 0
Total $21,242,726
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2006/07
Federal $49,289,081
State and Local 22,351,533
Non-Governmental 4,015,395
Total $75,656,009

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $6,801,419
Pledge Payments $1,823,561
2006/07 Total $8,624,980

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
2004/05 $15,338,959
2005/06 $13,220,009
2006/07 $8,624,980

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
red sqare for pie chartPrograms 76.54%
yellow square for pie chartCampus Improvement 0.74%
green square for pie chartEndowment 20.28%
dark purple square for pie chartUnrestricted 1.31%
light purple square for pie chartOther 1.14%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
red sqare for pie chartAlumni 15.29%
yellow square for pie chartOther Individuals 16.69%
green square for pie chartFoundations 22.48%
dark purple square for pie chartCorporations 42.33%
light purple square for pie chartOther Organizations 3.21%

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Last Updated: January 15, 2008