2007-08 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

California State University, Northridge

Contribution Highlights:

  • An anonymous donor contributed $5 million for scholarships and student assistance. The gift will help meet the demand for student financial support, which increased by 160 percent during the past year.
  • Attorney and philanthropist Philip S. Magaram, Hon.D. ('03), made a bequest of $3 million in support of the Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition & Dietetics. Magaram serves as chair of the CSUN Foundation Board.
  • Work began on the 1,700-seat, $125 million Performing Arts Center, with construction expected to be completed by 2010. The new center will serve as a cultural and economic landmark for the San Fernando Valley. The center received a $2.5 million commitment from the County of Los Angeles and a $1 million pledge from David Fleming, vice chair of the Imagine the Arts Campaign Steering Committee.
Gift Commitments 2007/08
New Gifts $10,985,603
New Pledges 3,142,924
Testamentary Commitments 3,425,000
Native American and Local Government Contributions 2,500,000
Total $20,053,527
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2007/08
Federal $52,930,841
State and Local 22,362,462
Non-Governmental 3,962,449
Total $79,255,752

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $10,985,603
Pledge Payments $3,151,384
2007/08 Total $14,136,987

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts: A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
green square for pie chartPrograms 63.79%
mint square for pie chartCampus Improvement 14.95%
yellow square for pie chartEndowment 14.91%
dark gray square for pie chartUnrestricted 0.87%
light gray square for pie chartOther 5.48%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
green square for pie chartAlumni 6.14%
mint square for pie chartOther Individuals 56.12%
yellow square for pie chartFoundations 10.74%
dark gray square for pie chartCorporations 23.94%
light gray square for pie chartOther Organizations 3.06%


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