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Recognizing Your Generosity

Your support enriches the lives of our students and provides a brighter future for our campus community. With your help, San Diego State University fosters student success, advances research and creative endeavors, and contributes to the San Diego region and beyond. The university continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education because you gave. Thank you for your generosity toward and love of SDSU, our students, and our programs.

We invite you to review our annual Impact of Philanthropy report, which highlights record-breaking generosity and campus-wide accomplishments during the 2022-2023 fiscal year.

2022-23 Year in Giving

Total Raised
Planned Gift Commitments
First-Time Donors
SDSU Loyal Donors
Scholarships Awarded
Annual Giving Circle Donors


Campus-wide Recognition Programs

Gifts of any amount combine to impact student success and strengthen SDSU. Every gift you make inspires creativity, ignites discovery, and transforms lives. We honor our supporters for their contributions through the following campus-wide recognition programs:


SDSU Annual Giving Circle

Individuals who support SDSU through cumulative annual giving of $1,000 to $49,999 are included in the Annual Giving Circle.

SDSU Heritage Society

Donors who have chosen to leave a legacy at SDSU by naming the university as a beneficiary in their estate plans are recognized in the Heritage Society.

SDSU Tower Society

Donors who have made lifetime contributions of $50,000 or more to support the university's educational mission are honored as members of the Tower Society.


Consistent donors who have made gifts of any amount in each of the last two most recent fiscal years are recognized as SDSU Loyal, and honored for their total years of giving.