2006-07 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

Sonoma State University

Contribution Highlights:

  • Sonoma State University launched the Finale Capital Campaign to complete construction of the Green Music Center, a unique state-of-the-art music education facility. A total of $3.5 million was raised including a $1.3 million gift from the G.K. Hardt estate.
  • The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which is the second of its kind in the nation, received a second $1 million endowment gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation to provide ongoing program support.
  • An alumnus and his wife generously designated their $2 million estate for unrestricted support to enhance the excellence of student education.
Gift Commitments 2006/07
New Gifts $5,695,613
New Pledges 253,650
Testamentary Commitments 1,500,000
Native American and Local Government Contributions 13,721
Total $7,462,984
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2006/07
Federal $27,354,573
State and Local 8,719,016
Non-Governmental 1,824,838
Total $37,898,427

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $5,695,613
Pledge Payments $428,737
2006/07 Total $6,124,350

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
2004/05 $16,085,357
2005/06 $6,095,751
2006/07 $6,124,350

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
red sqare for pie chartPrograms 37.65%
yellow square for pie chartCampus Improvement 53.99%
green square for pie chartEndowment 5.95%
dark purple square for pie chartUnrestricted 0.43%
light purple square for pie chartOther 1.98%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
red sqare for pie chartAlumni 5.14%
yellow square for pie chartOther Individuals 34.06%
green square for pie chartFoundations 22.98%
dark purple square for pie chartCorporations 10.56%
light purple square for pie chartOther Organizations 27.27%

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Last Updated: January 16, 2008