2006-07 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

Giving from Individuals and Alumni

Individual Giving to the CSU

Individual Giving to the CSU

2004/05 $105 million
2005/06 $108 million
2006/07 $112 million

Individuals

Gift receipts from individuals increased to $112 million compared to $108 million in 2005-2006. This gain was despite a decrease in the number of individuals giving, which dropped to 219,421 from a high of 221,924 in 2005-2006.

Gifts from individuals include giving from alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends of the university.

Alumni Giving to the CSU

Alumni Giving to the CSU

2004/05 $37 million
2005/06 $27 million
2006/07 $38 million

Alumni

Overall, alumni invested $38 million in their alma mater, representing 34 percent of giving from individuals. The average gift from an alumni donor was $502, up from $398 in 2005-2006.

Alumni membership for 2006-2007 reached 122,878 members, up 4,000 members from the prior year. These members provided $2 million in membership dues and contributed $20 million in charitable gifts, representing 53 percent of all alumni gifts to the university.


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