Women & Philanthropy at California State University, Long Beach inspires women to support the university and recognizes the innumerable gifts women make to the campus. Founded in 1998, the group engages its members in a forum where they voice ideas about fundraising priorities and involvement. Currently, all of the funds raised through member contributions are used for student scholarships. During its short history, the membership has awarded more than 180 scholarships, totaling approximately $425,000.
Members of CSULB’s Women & Philanthropy contribute immeasurably to the personal growth of our students in other ways as well. Many of our members are mentors for students, members of advisory boards and boosters for athletic programs
Women & Philanthropy creates opportunities for students who have demonstrated a commitment to academic success, intellectual curiosity, innovative spirit that stimulates creative and scientific research, and financial need. Through scholarships, our members have helped expand the boundaries of cancer research, ensure a pipeline of highly qualified professionals for various businesses, entertainment and healthcare professions, and make students more competitive in today’s global market.