Giving to Cal State Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton

Other Ways to Give

Give By Mail

If you prefer to make a gift by mail using a credit card or check, please use the downloadable PDF form below. You can designate your gift to the college, program, scholarship of your choice – or to where it's needed most.

Download Gift Form

For additional inquiries, please contact us at 657-278-4180 or

Planned Gifts

Planned gifts allow you to secure income for you and your family, use assets such as your retirement plan to provide for the University, benefit from current tax incentives, and create a legacy at Cal State Fullerton.

For more information, visit our Planned Giving website or contact Hart Roussel, Senior Director for Central Development at 657-278-5429 or

In-Kind Gifts

Gifts of goods or commodities other than money, known as in-kind gifts, are generally donated directly to the University by completing the following downloadable form, using these downloadable instructions.


Outright gifts of securities are deductible at their average value on the date of the gift with no capital gains tax on the appreciation. If your securities are valued at less than you paid for them, you can sell them and contribute cash proceeds. You receive a tax deduction for your cash gift and can claim the loss on your tax return.

Learn more about gifts of securities or contact your appropriate Director of Development in University Advancement.


Pledges allow you fulfill a gift commitment over a number of years, allowing you make a significant gift — and a significant impact — while spreading out payments over time.

For more information, contact your appropriate Director of Development in University Advancement.

Matching Gifts

You can double the impact of your gift! Many employers offer matching gift programs and will make a contribution to Cal State Fullerton when you donate. Check with your employer for details.

Visit our Matching Gifts website to contribute.

Shopping Websites

Several shopping websites, such as, allow you to select the Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation as the beneficiary of a contribution from the company based on a percentage of your purchase.

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