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CPP Magazine

Fiscal Year Fundraising Update

Psychology Alumna Karli Cheng working on summer research

Who Is Donating

Together 6,370 donors gave 11,328 gifts to programs across campus.

  • 55% Alumni
  • 15% Friends 
  • 10% Students
  • 9% Organizations
  • 8% Faculty & Staff
  • 3% Parents

What Our Donors Are Supporting

  • $4,159,995 Academic Programs
  • $3,718,903 Scholaships
  • $829,544 Campus Events & Student Resource Centers
  • $337,435 Buildings & Facilities
  • $151,163 Athletics
  • $100,527 Bronco Fund Library
  • $83,836 Research & Public Service

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Stories of Philanthropic Impact

Stephanie and Al Tarkington

Stephanie and Al Tarkington

Stephanie and Al Tarkington (’64, business administration) gave a gift of appreciated real estate to expand the NASA-CPP Business Startup Program, an innovation resource in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the College of Business Administration. The gift increased a $1 million bequest intention.
Earl Gales

Earl Gales Jr

Earl Gales Jr. (’72, urban and regional planning) is founder and chairman of Jenkins/Gales & Martinez Inc., an architectural and construction management firm serving Southern California and international regions. He recently established an endowed scholarship in the College of Environmental Design, which will support the university’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and access.
Jose Gomez

Jose Gomez

Jose Gomez (’93, sociology), executive vice president and chief operating officer at Cal State LA, created the Gomez Family Basic Needs Endowment, which will help provide access to food, housing and crisis resources through the Bronco Cares Basic Needs Program.
Suhani Bhakta

Suhani Bhakta

Suhani Bhakta, a graduate student in molecular biology and a Kim Family President’s Scholar, plans to earn a doctoral degree. “I’d like to encourage women, especially women of color, to pursue careers in STEM. When young girls witness intelligent and independent women conducting science, they will believe they can too,” she says.