Gifts by Purpose
CAPITAL AND ENDOWMENT PURPOSES
Donors gave $819,000 to expand educational outreach programs at AGRIscapes, as well as to support plant science and agribusiness students.
Students and faculty in the College of Engineering, College of Business Administration and College of Science are engaged in cybersecurity and unmanned aerial vehicle systems research, which received $235,000.
STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
Corporate partner Avanade donates $78,000 annually for the largest individual scholarships given at the university to support women in technology. The individual awards are $15,000 each for five students.
OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE
$100,000 was received to refurbish the university’s Pine Tree Ranch in Ventura County. The property is used for student internships and experiential learning in orchard management.
The Native American pipeline project received $10,000 to support its efforts in encouraging higher education to middle and high school students.
* These figures include total gift commitments in 2015-16, including cash and non-cash donations, pledges, bequest intentions and certain gifts. The information is based on the university’s Philanthropic Productivity Report to the California State University.