Auxiliary organizations are entrepreneurial and service-oriented, providing a wide array of support services, programs and facilities that further the educational mission of the CSU. Approximately 90 self-supporting auxiliary organizations operate without state General Fund money and are organized on each campus as separate legal entities.
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In 2018-19, philanthropic support for the CSU reached all-time highs. The university received nearly $570 million in gift commitments and over $370 million in gift receipts from more than 268,000 individual donors—all three figures surpassing previous records. This powerful support is a testament to the confidence that donors have in the CSU to propel the state of California forward and create positive change in our communities.