2012 Facts About the CSU

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Philanthropic Support 2010-11

Private support helps the CSU open access to a broad and diverse student population, build technologically advanced libraries and classrooms, and support innovative teaching models and partnerships.

In 2010-11:

  • Donors committed more than $344 million in new gifts, new pledges and testamentary provisions.
  • Individual donors surpassed 222,000.
  • Alumni donors made up 32 percent of individual donors and contributed $39 million.
  • Giving from organizations increased by 15 percent, including 12 gifts of $1 million or more from foundations and over 3,000 matching gifts from corporations, to enhance the value of individual contributions by nearly $1.3 million.
  • CSU endowment market value surpassed $1 billion and experienced an increase of 10 percent in new gifts to endowments.