2010-11 Philanthropic Annual Report

San Francisco State University

Contribution Highlights

  • The campus' largest gift for the fiscal year was a combined gift and bequest expectancy totaling $5,000,000 from Professor Kay Takeyama Dilena to establish the Dilena Takeyama Center for the Study of Japan and Japanese Culture. The gift will support a rotating chair for a scholar of Japanese culture, a coordinator for the program, visiting Japanese scholars and student exchange programs. This is the second largest gift from an individual to the campus.
  • The Ford Foundation granted $730,000 for the Health Equity Institute for Research, Practice and Policy for support of sexuality research, graduate training, and communications strategies to form advocacy for youth sexual and reproductive health programming and policy on Latino/a perspectives.
  • The university received a $500,000 gift from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund to augment the Goldman Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility.
  • A $500,000 bequest expectancy from Miss Alba Margherita Canale was divided in equal portions to the Joseph and Isabella Canale Endowment Fund to provide aesthetic support for the University Library and to the Johanna Ambrogina Canale Endowed Fund for Italian Studies to provide funds to the Italian Program to encourage teaching of the Italian language and to promote Italian culture to the San Francisco State community.
Gift Commitments 2010/11
New Gifts $6,282,364
New Pledges $1,411,269
Testamentary Commitments $6,592,000
Native American and Local Government Contributions $0
Total $14,285,633

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $6,282,364
Pledge Payments $2,350,646
2010/11 Total $8,633,010

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts: A 3-Year History
2008/09 $14,905,258
2009/10 $12,976,643
2010/11 $8,633,010

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
Alumni circle for pie chartAlumni 11.58%
Parents circle for pie chartParents 1.13%
Other Individuals circle for pie chartOther Individuals 10.79%
Foundations circle for pie chartFoundations 35.63%
Corporations circle for pie chartCorporations 26.11%
Other Organizations circle for pie chartOther Organizations 14.75%

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
Programs circle for pie chartPrograms 75.67%
Campus ImprovementsCampus Improvements 6.82%
Endowment circle for pie chartEndowment 12.78%
Unrestricted circle for pie chartUnrestricted 4.73%
Other circle for pie chartOther 0.00%