2007-08 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

San José State University

Contribution Highlights:

  • The College of Engineering secured a $4 million lead campaign gift from the Beall Family Foundation to establish the first endowed deanship at the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering. Don Beall, former chairman and CEO of Rockwell, is a 1960 engineering graduate and the recipient of the 2008 Tower Award.
  • The College of Science garnered a $1 million gift from emeritus faculty member Dr. Jean Beard to establish the PERSIST (Professional Education Regional Services in Science Teaching) program. PERSIST will expand and enhance the science education program and support science in kindergarten through 12th grade.
  • Abbott Laboratories contributed $100,000 to support the development of the Master of Medical Product Development Management program in the College of Science, and funded two annual $5,000 scholarships for students admitted to the new program.
Gift Commitments 2007/08
New Gifts $14,454,674
New Pledges 2,371,557
Testamentary Commitments 8,905,253
Native American and Local Government Contributions 0
Total $25,731,484
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2007/08
Federal $39,898,271
State and Local 30,551,068
Non-Governmental 8,986,733
Total $79,436,072

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $14,454,674
Pledge Payments $5,673,501
2007/08 Total $20,128,175

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 54.74%
mint square for pie chartCampus Improvement 0%
yellow square for pie chartEndowment 43.06%
dark gray square for pie chartUnrestricted 2.15%
light gray square for pie chartOther 0.05%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
green square for pie chartAlumni 27.86%
mint square for pie chartOther Individuals 21.39%
yellow square for pie chartFoundations 22.77%
dark gray square for pie chartCorporations 27.16%
light gray square for pie chartOther Organizations 0.82%


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