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Ways to Give

There are several ways in which alumni and friends may contribute to CSULB:


Give Online

One of the easiest, most sustainable and most cost-effective ways to make a gift is to contribute online.  Please access our online giving site to make your gift.

By Mail

To send a check or credit card gift through the mail, print out and complete our Gift-Pledge Form.  Send your completed form and along with your check (payable to the “CSULB 49er Foundation”) to the following address:

CSULB 49er Foundation
6300 E. State University Drive, Suite 332
Long Beach, California 90815

By Phone

If you wish personal assistance with a credit card gift, please call Mary Ann Messing at 562.985.8491 or Amy Kaiser at 562.985.8475.  The CSULB 49er Foundation accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express.


Some donors prefer the added tax benefits of giving long term appreciated securities. If you need further assistance, please email Mary Ann Messing at with the name, number of shares, and your contact information prior to initiating your stock transfer or fill out the Gift of Securities Notification Form and fax to 562.985.7951.

Broker Information

Your broker will require the following information to affect your gift:

Liz Spanos
Morgan Stanley
1999 Avenue of the Stars, 24th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: (310) 788-2057
Fax: (310) 961-3180

DTC wire transfer number:  0015
Account name:  CSULB 49er Foundation
Account # 812-014483

The CSULB 49er Foundation represents that it is qualified as a charitable organization and a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit organization (federal ID 45-2163910).

Gift Planning

Many of our donors make a gift in their wills or trusts to California State University, Long Beach with the help of our Gift Planning Office. Visit the Office of Gift Planning website to learn more.

Matching Gifts

Often, a company will match, double or even triple gifts that are made by their employees!

To check the matching gift policies of your company, please visit the matching gifts database.  Additional information may also be available by contacting your human resources representative. You may be asked to complete a matching gift form and submit it to CSULB, along with your donation. Matching gift programs stretch employees’ contributions and greatly impact our colleges and programs.

Payroll Deduction Program

Employees of California State University, Long Beach can support their favorite programs and/or colleges by participating in the Support the Beach Payroll Deduction Program.  Contributions can be directed to any campus designation that has an associated 49er Foundation fund.  Please include the name of the designation on the Payroll Deduction Form [PDF].  For your reference, our online giving site lists many of the most common designations.  For more information, please email Julie Wilson or call her at 562.985.8867.