Campaign Initiatives

San Francisco State University Campaign Initiatives

Our campaign initiatives are where dreams become reality. They are where the bold thinking of our students, administrators, faculty, and staff join the bold thinking of our donors to create innovative programs that ensure our students a quality education that is relevant to today’s ever-changing career landscapes.

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Initiatives by College & Program

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Lam Family College of Business (LFCoB) Initiatives

The Lam Family College of Business is San Francisco’s public business school. We embrace the area’s rich diversity and provide access to professional success.

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College of Ethnic Studies (CoES) Initiatives

The College of Ethnic Studies is the first and only in the country. Donating to CES programs helps raise graduation rates and supports important ethnic studies programs.

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College of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) Initiatives

College of Health & Social Sciences students develop their ability to make a significant, meaningful impact on their communities and society.

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College of Liberal and Creative Arts (CLCA) Initiatives

In a region known for innovation, creativity, and progressive thinking, SF State is the intellectual heart and soul of the city. Our college is at the forefront of nurturing passion and creativity in future cultural leaders.

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College of Science and Engineering (CoSE) Initiatives

Funding Initiatives for CoSE include projects that ensure inclusivity in the sciences and support faculty and staff achievement.

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Graduate College of Education (GCoE) Initiatives

The GCoE is a key provider of quality teachers to the Bay Area. Funding helps to ensure that teachers from diverse communities are trained to educate, ensuring quality education for all.

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J. Paul Leonard Library (JPLL) Initiatives

J. Paul Leonard Library initiatives include supporting the Bay Area Television Archive and the Enhanced Library Technology & Resources Initiative.

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Gator Athletics Initiatives

All donations to Gator Athletics go to scholarships for our student-athletes. These scholarships can inspire students to complete their degrees at SF State, instead of transferring to colleges that offer athletes full tuition remission.

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Student Affairs & Enrollment Management (SAEM) Initiatives

Student Affairs & Enrollment Management is responsible for providing activities, advocacy, programs, services, and support to students.

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Undergraduate Education & Academic Planning (UEAP) Initiatives

UEAP supports student success through advising, tutoring, and other high-impact practices.

Learn more about the BOLD Thinking campaign:

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Campaign Priorities

Learn about the focus areas of our campaign to raise $150 million to secure San Francisco State University's place as a world-class university. 

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Why Give to SF State?

Contributing to San Francisco State University changes lives and enriches the community through supporting SF States' diverse and resourceful graduates.

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Campaign Leadership

Learn about our Leadership and Campaign Cabinet.