2005-2006 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

System Highlights

The CSU Board of Trustees recognized leadership gifts to the university by naming the following academic programs or facilities in 2005-2006:

  • The Martin V. Smith School of Business and Economics at CSU Channel Islands honors the memory of Mr. Smith, a leading real estate investor and developer in Ventura County, whose family generously committed $8 million.
  • The estate of alumna Mary Bayramian and her husband Jack bestowed $7.3 million for a scholarship fund at CSU Northridge. The student services center was named the Mary and Jack Bayramian Hall in their memory.
  • Uka Solanki, president and CEO of Big Saver Foods, and his wife, Nalini, contributed $500,000 to endow the Yadunandan Center for India Studies at CSU Long Beach.
  • The McMahan House at CSU San Marcos recognizes the $2 million contribution by JoAn and Richard A. McMahan to construct and furnish the new event facility.
Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $183,652,646
Pledge Payments 32,285,790
2005/06 Total $215,938,436

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
2003/04 $227,380,227
2004/05 $223,754,290
2005/06 $215,938,436

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Operations 58.13%
Campus Improvement 10.86%
Endowment 20.06%
Unrestricted 2.72%
Other 8.23%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Alumni 12.64%
Other Individuals 37.45%
Foundations 19.84%
Corporations 24.16%
Other Organizations 5.91%
  • The Broad Athletic Facility acknowledges a $2 million contribution by the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Foundation to CSU Sacramento for a new athletic facility and field house.
  • The La Kretz Wing at CSU Los Angeles recognizes contributions totaling $2.5 million by the La Kretz Family Foundation for construction of the Integrated Sciences Complex and an endowed fund for the environmental sciences.
  • A $4.5 million grant from the City of Palm Desert Redevelopment Agency resulted in the construction of the Palm Desert Health Sciences Building at the CSU San Bernardino, Palm Desert campus.
  • The Lucas Graduate School of Business honors Donald and Sally Lucas for a $10 million commitment to San Josť State University for initiatives to attract professors that are global business thought leaders and to recruit top-level graduate students.
  • CSU Fullerton alumnus Dan Black contributed $4.5 million to renovate laboratory space, purchase equipment and support scholarships in physics. In honor of his leadership, the facility was named Dan Black Hall.
  • Namings at San Diego State include the J. R. Filanc Construction and Engineering Management Program, recognizing a $3 million gift made by Jack R. and Jane E. Filanc; Manchester Hall, which honors Douglas F. and Elizabeth C. Manchester for a $5 million gift for campus priorities, the golf program and faculty support; the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation Institute on Tribal Gaming for a $5 million gift for Hospitality and Tourism Management; and the QUALCOMM Institute for Innovation and Educational Success, acknowledging a $14.5 million gift.
Gift Commitments 2005/06
New Gifts $183,652,646
New Pledges 55,215,353
Testamentary Commitments 42,728,253
Native American and Local Government Contributions 3,975,891
Total $285,572,143
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2005/06
Federal $693,145,844
State and Local 309,314,444
Non-Governmental 89,694,075
Total $1,092,154,363

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Last Updated: January 22, 2007