Ways to Give

Give Now

To make an immediate gift, simply complete our secure online giving form.  It’s easy, safe and convenient.


To make a gift over the phone using your credit card, contact the Office of Annual Giving at (323) 343-4865.


If mailing a gift, please make your check payable to the Cal State LA Foundation and send it to:
Cal State LA Foundation
5151 State University Drive, SSB 8381
Los Angeles, CA 90032

If you wish to direct your gift to a specific college, scholarship or program, please contact University Advancement at (323) 343-3060.

Matching Gifts

Your employer may multiply the effects of your generosity by matching your gift to Cal State LA. To find out if your company has a matching gift program, please inquire with your human resources department.

Stock and Securities

A gift of stock or securities can enable you to make a gift to Cal State LA without drawing from your cash reserves. For more information about gifts of stock and securities, please contact University Advancement at (323) 343-3060.

Planned Giving

With a planned gift such as bequest intentions in a will or trust, charitable gift annuities or beneficiary designations in life insurance policies, you can build a legacy for the University while enjoying a variety of tax benefits.

For more information about planned gifts, please visit our Planned Giving website or contact Danese Bardot, senior director for Planned Giving, at (323) 343-3045. 

Foundation and Corporate Gifts

Foundation and corporate gifts are instrumental in sustaining quality programs and services as well as student scholarships and internship opportunities at Cal State LA.

For more information about foundation and corporate gifts, please contact Stephanie Pell, senior director of Foundation and Corporate Relations, at (323) 343-3074.

In-Kind Gifts

In-kind gifts are donations of personal property, such as equipment, artwork, materials or company products. With an in-kind gift, you can enhance Cal State LA’s facilities and environment and help strengthen University programs.

For more information about in-kind gifts, please contact University Advancement at (323) 343-3060.