Cal Poly Pomona Philanthropic Foundation

Impact of Giving

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Corporate Giving

Boeing Helps Students Take Flight

Boeing gifted $400,000 to the Colleges of Engineering, Business Administration and Science to support scholarships, research projects, student clubs and other activities. The aerospace giant has donated to the university since the early 1980s and is a top employer of CPP graduates. 

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Planned Giving

Patrons of Modern Architecture Secure a Legacy of Learning

Not many people had a math class like the one Steve Dodge took in high school — the kind that connected numbers and design, sparking a lifelong appreciation of modern architecture.

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Foundation Giving

University Program for First-Year Male Students Earns $100,000 Grant

The Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund, through the California Community Foundation, has awarded the university’s Project SUCCESS program a two-year $100,000 grant. 

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Individual Giving

Man with a Vision

Businessman, humanitarian and philanthropist Jim Collins, namesake of Cal Poly Pomona’s Collins College of Hospitality Management, and his wife first donated $10 million to the college in 1999. Most recently in 2018, they made a $10 million leadership gift to establish the Carol and James A. Collins Excellence Endowment. 

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Cal-Bridge Receives $5 Million to Increase Diversity in STEM

Launched five years ago at Cal Poly Pomona, Cal-Bridge creates a pathway for students from multiple CSU campuses to attend doctoral programs in physics and astronomy at UCs across the state.

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