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Donations to San Francisco State University empower our students' ambition and talent with opportunity and access. Your gift has a deep impact on the lives of our students, our campus, and our community. Thank you for your generosity!



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Donate Online With a Credit Card

Use the "DONATE ONLINE" button above or donate online with a credit card. You can make a pledge, donate any amount, or set up a monthly recurring gift.
*Gifts made by credit card are subject to processing fees.

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Matching Gifts

Many employers will match their employees' charitable contributions, doubling or even tripling donations. To check if your employer matches gifts, please visit

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Stocks and Bonds

By giving stocks, mutual funds or bonds you may avoid paying substantial capital gains taxes and can deduct the full value of your gift from federal taxes. Learn more or donate securities.

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Real Estate and Appreciated Assets

We welcome donations of your real estate and other appreciated assets, such as fine art. We'll help guide you through any liquidation arrangements, including handling all the sales if you prefer. Real estate and appreciated assets may be donated outright, as well as through planned giving. Please call our resident experts in these matters, Thomas A. Mullaney, Esq., or Steve Kelton, directors, at (415) 338-7460 or

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Wire Transfer

To make a gift to San Francisco State University via wire transfer, and obtain the appropriate forms with ABA routing numbers and account information, please contact the Office of University Development at (415) 338-1042 or email

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Planned and Estate Gifts

Planned gifts are particularly attractive to SF State alumni and friends who live in areas where real estate appreciation has increased exponentially over the last few decades. In addition to including SF State in your will, it's possible to establish an annuity or other income-bearing arrangement that actually benefits you and possibly your heirs, and at the same time benefits SF State! LEARN MORE

Membership in the Alexander C. Roberts Legacy Society is an honor bestowed upon those who have informed us that they have included SF State in their estate plans. The University recognizes Roberts Legacy Society members on our special donor wall and at a private annual recognition event. Learn more about planned giving or contact Tom Mullaney, Esq., or Steve Kelton, Directors of Planned Giving, at (415) 338-1042 or A member of our Planned Giving team will be pleased to help you.

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In-Kind Gifts

The value of a gift in-kind is tax-deductible and may include a range of tangible personal property, such as furniture and equipment, personal libraries, etc. Call (415) 338-1042 or email us, and we'll help match your potential donation with a particular need at SF State.

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Corporate and Foundation Support

Explore how supporting the University can help advance your corporation’s or foundation’s mission. For more information, visit the Corporate and Foundation Relations website or contact Joel Streicker at