2007-08 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

Humboldt State University

Contribution Highlights:

  • Alumni gave in record numbers to the university: a participation rate of 10 percent, one of the highest in the country for similar universities. Their contributions supported scholarships, campus technology and faculty. Alumni and others also helped start the university's first unrestricted endowment fund, which now has over $200,000. This fund will provide future generations of leaders with flexibility to seize new opportunities to better serve students and California.
  • Students planning to provide care to young children and their families were given a boost by a generous grant from the Packard Foundation in support of their professional development.
  • The Smullin family, longtime friends of the university, made a capstone gift through the Smullin Foundation to complete funding for an endowment that will provide eight fullride scholarships to highachieving students from the North Coast.
  • A generous contribution from Rob Arkley helped complete funding for the new Kinesiology and Athletics Building.
Gift Commitments 2007/08
New Gifts $2,151,932
New Pledges 798,701
Testamentary Commitments 0
Native American and Local Government Contributions 7,370
Total $2,958,003
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2007/08
Federal $17,091,287
State and Local 7,397,378
Non-Governmental 2,506,567
Total $26,995,232

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $2,151,932
Pledge Payments $1,424,009
2007/08 Total $3,575,941

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts: A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
green square for pie chartPrograms 80.72%
mint square for pie chartCampus Improvement 0%
yellow square for pie chartEndowment 11,10%
dark gray square for pie chartUnrestricted 8.02%
light gray square for pie chartOther 0.17%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
green square for pie chartAlumni 19.70%
mint square for pie chartOther Individuals 27.84%
yellow square for pie chartFoundations 32.28%
dark gray square for pie chartCorporations 9.86%
light gray square for pie chartOther Organizations 10.31%


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