While state support and student tuition fund basic operations of the university, gifts from donors like you make this institution truly exceptional. 

You have helped today's Beach rise to the national stage and enabled 325,000 alumni to use the power of their degree in advancing their careers, contributing to their communities, and building lives of purpose. 

One of the easiest ways to give online is by credit card. Other options are available as outlined below  including designing your legacy as a Beach supporter through a planned gift.


Gifts 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 324
Long Beach, California 90815

Gifts By Phone

To give over the phone, please call Mary Ann Messing at 562-985-8491. The CSULB 49er Foundation accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

For specific college contacts, please visit the Development staff contact page

Gifts of Stocks/Securities

To make a gift of publicly traded stocks and/or securities, please call Mary Ann Messing at 562-985-8491 or send an email at

Required information for stocks and/or securities transfer include:

  • First and Last name
  • Complete mailing address (CSULB will mail you a receipt)
  • Name of stock and number of shares to be transferred
  • Designation of your gift (program/department/college)

Broker Information

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

Jessica Ellis
Morgan Stanley
1999 Avenue of the Stars, 24th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: (310) 788-2053
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).

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 for Faculty and Staff

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 PDF iconSupport the Beach 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.

Planned Giving

Many of our donors choose to leave a legacy at California State University, Long Beach—they make arrangements for major gifts with the assistance of our Office of Gift Planning. Learn more about Planned Gifts.