Development personnel seek philanthropic support for California State University, Long Beach by nurturing long-term relationships with CSULB alumni and friends. Less than 50 percent of the university’s general budget is provided by the state; private support is imperative.
The Division of University Relations and Development at CSULB also includes:
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The Beach Fund is an unrestricted source of money that enables President F. King Alexander and the Deans opportunities to address urgent and/or ongoing needs, such as financial assistance for students. Beach Fund assets are available for immediate use and are necessary for maintaining the vitality of CSULB.
Gifts to the Beach Fund enable students and alumni to earn the lifelong benefits of a CSULB education; education for the best and the brightest safeguards the high value of the degrees already conferred by the university.
Often, a company will match, double or even triple gifts that are made by their employees! To learn more about your company’s matching gift policy, contact your human resources representative. You may be asked to complete a matching gift form and submit it to CSULB, along with your donation.* Matching gift programs stretch employees’ contributions and greatly impact our colleges and programs.
*A gift will not be matched until an employee submits a completed Gift-Pledge Form and contribution.
Prior to January 31 of each year, donation acknowledgements are mailed by the university to all contributors to California State University, Long Beach.
Yes, the Office of Gift Planning unit can help you with such a designation. Supporters of the university make gifts of life insurance, property and IRA rollovers. Please contact 562-985-5489 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Currently, only employees paid by the State Controller's Office are eligible to participate in the payroll deduction program. In the future, the program will be expanded to include CSULB Foundation, 49er Shops and Associated Students, Inc. employees.