Campaign Initiatives

University Development

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.


Initiatives by College & Program

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

Learn more about COB fundraising iniatives.

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

Learn more about Ethnic Studies funding initiatives.

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

Learn more about funding opportunities at CHSS

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.

Learn more about funding opportunities in CLCA.

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

Read about COSE funding initiatives.

The Graduate College of Education 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 to all.

Find out more about funding initiatives in the Graduate College of Education.

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

Find out more about Library 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. 

Learn about Gator Athletics funding.

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

FInd out more about SAEM programs to help diverse students achieve success.

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

Find out more about UEAP's funding initiatives.

Learn more about BOLD Thinking

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

BOLD Thinking


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

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Learn about our Leadership and Campaign Cabinet.