Skip to main content
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.

Read Student Scholarship Stories

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.

Read Academic Enrichment Stories

Directed Research

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

Read Directed Research Stories

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.

Read Public Benefit Stories

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.

Read Student Athletics Stories

University Support

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

Read University Support Stories