2011-12 Philanthropic Annual Report

California State University, Humboldt

Contribution Highlights

  • The Patricia D. and William B. Smullin Foundation gave a $400,000 gift in support of the School of Business. The gift creates the Smullin Undergraduate Business Internships, which will provide paid internship experiences to 150 students over the next five years. It will fund hands-on work experiences in businesses, non-profits and government organization in Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity Counties. The goal is to provide valuable work experience while also helping the local economy.
  • Thomas and Doris Montgomery, who are parents of Humboldt State university graduates, gave $322,000 to complete their $1 million scholarship endowment. The Montgomery Scholarship supports students involved in projects that directly improve the lives of others. In essence, each student is the first of many people who benefit from the Montgomery’s generosity.
  • The Bernard Osher Foundation gave a $500,000 gift to create the Osher Scholarship Endowment for California Community College Transfer Students. The endowment will provide scholarships for at least 10 transfer students each year.
Gift Commitments 2011/12
New Gifts $3,992,163
New Pledges $3,212,981
Testamentary Commitments $268,640
Native American and Local Government Contributions $61,387
Total $7,535,171

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $3,992,163
Pledge Payments $1,716,901
2011/12 Total $5,709,064

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts: A 3-Year History
2009/10 $5,921,402
2010/11 $8,880,809
2011/12 $5,709,064

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
Alumni circle for pie chartAlumni 13.98%
Parents circle for pie chartParents 6.13%
Other Individuals circle for pie chartOther Individuals 20.82%
Foundations circle for pie chartFoundations 15.35%
Corporations circle for pie chartCorporations 30.38%
Other Organizations circle for pie chartOther Organizations 13.35%

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
Program circle for pie chartPrograms 82.43%
Campus ImprovementsCampus Improvements 0.40%
Endowment circle for pie chartEndowment 11.08%
Unrestricted circle for pie chartUnrestricted 6.00%
Other circle for pie chartOther 0.09%