2006-07 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Contribution Highlights:

  • In its inaugural year, the Cal Poly Foundation board spearheaded a drive that added $4 million of private support toward a $17 million total for the new Center for Science and Mathematics.
  • Oreggia Family Foundation continued its support for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences with a $642,000 cash gift and a $1.5 million challenge for the Agriculture Technology Center.
  • Emeritus faculty member Max Wills pledged over $1 million to endow the Susan Currier Visiting Professorship in memory of his wife who was associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts.
  • Acquisition of Mid-State Bank & Trust by Rabobank created opportunities for 10 appreciated stock gifts totaling $2.2 million, including million dollar gifts from Richard and Joyce Andrews and Bill and Phyllis Snelling.
Gift Commitments 2006/07
New Gifts $16,094,324
New Pledges 6,722,050
Testamentary Commitments 4,951,000
Native American and Local Government Contributions 0
Total $27,767,374
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2006/07
Federal $18,321,950
State and Local 11,688,301
Non-Governmental 4,214,859
Total $34,225,110

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $16,094,324
Pledge Payments $6,604,824
2006/07 Total $22,699,148

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
2004/05 $24,696,440
2005/06 $23,414,839
2006/07 $22,699,148

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
red sqare for pie chartPrograms 43.14%
yellow square for pie chartCampus Improvement 29.06%
green square for pie chartEndowment 12.64%
dark purple square for pie chartUnrestricted 3.32%
light purple square for pie chartOther 11.84%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
red sqare for pie chartAlumni 28.61%
yellow square for pie chartOther Individuals 21.49%
green square for pie chartFoundations 16.12%
dark purple square for pie chartCorporations 28.17%
light purple square for pie chartOther Organizations 5.60%

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Last Updated: January 22, 2008