Donor Support Hero

Donor Support 2020-21

The California State University is profoundly grateful for the myriad ways in which alumni, faculty, staff, trustees, champions, and friends have given in support of our students, values and mission. For the third year in a row philanthropic support has reached record highs.

Chancellor's Message

Chancellor Castro

Chancellor Joseph I. Castro shares his appreciation for the generous philanthropic support in 2020-21 and commends the university community for its resilience.

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Stories of Giving

Students filling up bags of food

Our donors give in a range of ways, creating positive impact throughout the university and beyond by funding student success, directed research, and programs that benefit the greater good.

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Fostering Success

Generous giving by our donors has again set new records in key philanthropic metrics. This giving helps the university address critical needs and supports the ongoing success of our programs and students.

Gift Commi​tments

Gift Receipts


Endowment Market Value​

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Meet Some Aspiring Teacher Scholars

Generously funded by an anonymous donor, the Aspiring Teacher Scholarship is open to student in post-baccalaureate teacher education programs who expressed an interest in working with English learners, and/or students who are bilingual. This award has provided over 100 scholarships and a $1 million in support for students.


Give Now

Donate directly to a C​SU campus or to the CSU Foundation.

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​Trustees’ Awards

These 23 outstanding students represent the very best ​the CSU has to offer.

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Wang Award

The Wang Family Excellence Award recognizes outstanding faculty members and one administrator from across the CSU.

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