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Donor Support 2016-17

The California State University system is profoundly grateful for the myriad of ways in which alumni, faculty, staff, trustees, champions, supporters, and friends have given in support of our students, values and mission.

Chancellor's Message

Chancellor White and faculty in academic dress

Chancellor Timothy P. White shares his deep appreciation for the generous gifts of donors and champions in 2016-17—as well as what’s on the horizon for the CSU.

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Donor Stories

Our donors give in a range of ways, helping to fund deserving students’ education, as well as supporting ​directed research, athletics, and programs that benefit the greater good.

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2016-2017: Our Legacy Year

A legacy of philanthropic support continues to grow throughout the California State University. The CSU achieved more than 30 percent increases in both alumni and parent giving, with an additional 6,800 CSU alumni making gifts compared to the prior year.

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Give Now

Donate directly to a CSU campus or to the CSU Foundation.

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In Memoriam

We remember CSU Chancellor Emeritus Charles B. Reed and two former campus presidents.

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Trustees’ Awards

These 24 outstanding students represent the very best ​the CSU has to offer.

Meet the Awardees