CSULB offers numerous giving vehicles to accommodate gifts at all levels and help supporters meet their philanthropic goals.
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.
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
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 MaryAnn.Messing@csulb.edu 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.
Your broker will require the following information to affect your gift:
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).
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is university development?
Development personnel seek philanthropic support for California State University, Long Beach by nurturing long-term relationships with CSULB alumni and friends. Less than 30 percent of the university’s general budget is provided by the state; private support is imperative.
The Division of University Relations and Development at CSULB also includes:
- Alumni Relations Serves our more than 310,000 alumni
- Beach Fund Generates unrestricted support for CSULB’s greatest needs
- Office of Gift Planning Assists persons who wish to redirect funds and property to CSULB and away from taxes. Estate and Gift Planning personnel can help you plan for retirement, reduce tax burdens and guide you to ways you can support students and programs at CSULB.
- Office of Public Affairs and the Office of Marketing & Communications Increases awareness of CSULB and its students, faculty and staff
Is this Web site secure?
Yes, our Web site is VeriSigned Secure™--information exchanged with any Web address beginning with https is encrypted using Secured Socket Layer (SSL) protocol before transmission.
What is the Beach Fund?
The Beach Fund is an unrestricted source of money that enables President Jane Close Conoley and the Deans opportunities to address urgent and/or ongoing needs, such as financial assistance for students. Beach Fund assets are available for immediate use and are necessary for maintaining the vitality of CSULB.
What programs benefit from Beach Fund support?
The areas most impacted by contributions to the Beach Fund are:
- increased student financial assistance
- faculty development and curriculum support
- enhanced educational technology
- educational and career services for students and alumni
Gifts to the Beach Fund enable students and alumni to earn the lifelong benefits of a CSULB education; education for the best and the brightest safeguards the high value of the degrees already conferred by the university.
What is a matching gift?
Often, a company will match, double or even triple gifts that are made by their employees! To learn more about your company’s matching gift policy, contact 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.
*A gift will not be matched until an employee submits a completed Gift-Pledge Form and contribution.
What is the CSULB 49er Foundation's Tax ID Number?
Will I receive an acknowledgement of my contribution for tax purposes?
Prior to January 31 of each year, donation acknowledgements are mailed by the university to all contributors to California State University, Long Beach.
Can I designate a gift to CSULB in my will?
Yes, the Office of Gift Planning unit can help you with such a designation. Supporters of the university make gifts of life insurance, property and IRA rollovers. Please contact 562.985.5489 or email@example.com for additional information.
Can I contribute to the university through payroll deduction?
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. For your reference, our online giving site lists many of the most common designations. For more information, please email Julie Wilson or call 562.985.8867