2011-12 Philanthropic Annual Report

California State University, San Marcos

Contribution Highlights

  • CA promising new era has dawned for California State University San Marcos. Now in its third decade of service, the 22-year-old campus continues to show its positive Cougar spirit, innovatively overcoming challenges and championing university values. Student enrollment is now just over 10,000 and nearly 28,000 proud alumni can tout the benefits of a CSUSM degree.
  • Advancement exceeded its 2011-2012 fundraising goal, raising over $4 million in new gifts and pledges and growing its donor base 33% over the last two years. In addition, nearly 300 guests attended CSUSM’s annual gala in June, raising $82,000—double the amount raised in 2011.
  • Rick and Ann Hein of Rancho Santa Fe donated $100,000 to fund the Hein Family Fellowship Endowment at CSUSM as part of a matching gift challenge. The endowment will provide need-based fellowships to low-income and first-generation post-graduate scholars in the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences.
  • The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians gave $455,754 to CSUSM’s California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center. This major gift will help the center foster collaborative research and community service relationships among the faculty, staff and students of CSU San Marcos and members of local tribal communities for the purpose of developing and conducting research projects in support of sovereignty and culture within those communities.
  • The CSU Institute for Palliative Care at California State University San Marcos was launched with the support of $450,000 from the Archstone Foundation and $750,000 from the California HealthCare Foundation. The institute will be a powerful ally in the effort to develop a trained workforce focused on improving healthcare for people diagnosed with long-term chronic diseases and debilitating illnesses, and will connect community and university efforts across disciplines.
  • As it works to build a culture of philanthropy on campus, university Advancement launched an electronic newsletter “Advancing CSUSM” to educate employees about development efforts and opportunities for giving while also showcasing fundraising successes.View “Advancing CSUSM” at www.csusm.edu/giving/advancingcsusm/index.html.
Gift Commitments 2011/12
New Gifts $2,109,904
New Pledges $1,514,295
Testamentary Commitments $0
Native American and Local Government Contributions $589,784
Total $4,213,983

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $2,109,904
Pledge Payments $173,000
2011/12 Total $2,282,904

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts: A 3-Year History
2009/10 $3,987,777
2010/11 $2,228,741
2011/12 $2,282,904

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
Alumni circle for pie chartAlumni 1.63%
Parents circle for pie chartParents 1.54%
Other Individuals circle for pie chartOther Individuals 19.55%
Foundations circle for pie chartFoundations 38.69%
Corporations circle for pie chartCorporations 35.21%
Other Organizations circle for pie chartOther Organizations 3.38%

Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
Program circle for pie chartPrograms 64.07%
Campus ImprovementsCampus Improvements 0.03%
Endowment circle for pie chartEndowment 33.04%
Unrestricted circle for pie chartUnrestricted 2.86%
Other circle for pie chartOther 0.00%