Stories of Giving

The 2021-22 fiscal year saw philanthropy touch many facets of the CSU. It enriched our academic programs, preserved campus spaces that surrounding communities can enjoy and it supported student success.


Academic Enrichment

In partnership with its donors, the California State University provides student resources, enriching experiences and opportunities to excel in and out of the classroom.

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Wang Award

The Wang Family Excellence Awards recognize one outstanding staff member and four outstanding faculty members who have distinguished themselves through exemplary contributions, achievements and dedication.

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Student Success

As the nation's largest and most diverse higher education institution, the California State University provides extraordinary academic opportunities for students of all backgrounds.

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Trustees' Award

Trustees' Scholars represent the hopeful, hardworking and resilient spirit that defines California. Nominated by their campus president, each of these students has a superior academic record and serves their community in extraordinary ways.

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Public Benefit

Our students graduate with job-ready skills, empowered to thrive and contribute to the success of their communities. Donor support is essential to helping students attend college, reach their academic goals and build a better future.

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University Support

By funding key infrastructure on our campuses—including libraries, labs, student centers and art schools—donors help enhance our students’ discovery experiences.

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