Auxiliary organizations1 provide a wide array of support services, programs and facilities that further the educational mission of the CSU. Funds are used to facilitate students’ co-curricular activities, administer research programs, operate student unions, support recreational programs, coordinate commercial enterprises and develop public-private partnerships on behalf of the university. The 93 self-supporting auxiliary organizations operate without state General Fund money and are organized on each campus as separate legal entities.
Learn more at auxiliary.calstate.edu.
In 2021-22, the CSU’s donors provided steady philanthropic support. The university received more than $567 million in gift commitments and more than $473 million in gift receipts. Through their contributions, our donors underscore their trust in the university to create long-lasting success for our students, their families and communities across the state and nation.
Highlights of giving in 2021-22:
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