Donor Stories

Our donors and supporters are inspired by the stories of our students​—​and a shared commitment to the CSU's values of diversity, opportunity, quality and success.

Student Scholarships

Student scholarships are creating new opportunities for all students to reach their dream-driven goals, leading to personal and societal change.

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Academic Enrichment

Endowed funds and other gifts are creating academic opportunities in STEM education and research, journalism, literature and the arts, criminal justice, and other disciplines.

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Directed Research

Campuses,​​ including Bakersfield, Chico, Long Beach, San Francisco, San José and San Luis Obispo saw generous donations to their research efforts.

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Public Benefit

Gifts to the CSU go beyond the classroom and fulfill our public mission to make a powerful impact on the lives and futures of all Californians.

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Student Athletics

Numerous campus athletic programs and teams —including baseball, golf, tennis and water polo— received donations from alumni and other supporters in 2015-16.

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University Support

These gifts, which support campuses in various ways, range from land bequests and construction funds to gift-commitment campaigns.

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