2007-08 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

System Highlights

  • The California State University mounted the largest Professional Science Masterís program in the nation with a $1.3 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The innovative graduate degree integrates science and mathematics education with business management skills preparing graduates to succeed in the nationís high-growth technology sectors.
  • Governor Schwarzenegger engaged university and military leaders to clear the pathway to higher education and economic opportunity for veterans exiting military service. Private support helped the California State University provide specialized outreach efforts and academic counseling to prepare veterans for careers in health and teaching professions.
  • The Stuart Foundation provided $180,000 for an initiative to implement strategies to increase the retention and graduation of former foster youth. The intent is to eliminate some of the barriers these students face in academic preparation, access to housing, medical services, and financial aid.
  • To improve both the diversity and numbers of Californiaís health care providers, the California Endowment partnered with the California State University to examine barriers to enrollment in health professional schools. The study will reveal how to improve educational practices in each of Californiaís public higher education segments.
Gift Commitments 2007/08
New Gifts $209,134,123
New Pledges 59,546,440
Testamentary Commitments 168,617,445
Native American and Local Government Contributions 4,442,413
Total $441,740,420
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2007/08
Federal $743,471,920
State and Local 364,697,289
Non-Governmental 81,596,713
Total $1,189,765,922

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $209,134,123
Pledge Payments $53,914,176
2007/08 Total $263,048,299

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 51.54%
mint square for pie chartCampus Improvement 12.34%
yellow square for pie chartEndowment 25.83%
dark gray square for pie chartUnrestricted 2.40%
light gray square for pie chartOther 7.89%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
green square for pie chartAlumni 18.26%
mint square for pie chartOther Individuals 33.06%
yellow square for pie chartFoundations 24.35%
dark gray square for pie chartCorporations 19.50%
light gray square for pie chartOther Organizations 4.83%


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