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Give to Fresno State

Making Your End-of-Year Gift

Thank you for your interest in making an investment in student success. To make your gift before year-end, please review the information and suggestions below. All contributions via cash and check must be received at the California State University, Fresno Foundation by Thursday, December 21, 2023 at noon.

Credit Card

Credit card gifts must be transmitted online before midnight December 31, 2023 via Fresno State’s Giving Page


Please make your check payable to “Fresno State Foundation” with a memo or note indicating the fund you wish to support.

Gifts Through Your IRA

If you are giving to California State University, Fresno directly from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) through a Qualified Charitable Distribution, please have your plan administrator mail a check to the address listed below. Checks are made payable to “Fresno State Foundation”.

More information on making gifts from your IRA

Gifts of Mutual Funds

We cannot guarantee mutual fund transactions received in December will be processed as a 2023 gift for tax purposes due to additional mutual fund and banking institution requirements. For questions, please email Becky Brown at

Gifts of Stock or Securities

Please contact Becky Brown at for gifts of stock or securities by December 15, 2023. We cannot guarantee gifts of stock or securities received after December 15, 2023 will be processed as a 2023 gift for tax purposes.

More information on donating stocks and securities.

For Questions or Assistance

Please direct year-end giving questions to California State University, Fresno will be closed Friday, December 22, 2023 through January 1, 2024.

Consult your tax advisor to inquire if your year-end gift qualifies as a charitable deduction.

Contact Information

In-person gift acceptance:
California State University, Fresno Foundation: Physical Location
4910 N. Chestnut Avenue, Fresno CA 93726-1852

Mail to:
Advancement Services
California State University, Fresno
5241 N. Maple Avenue,  M/S TA45, Fresno, CA 93740

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for gift acceptance
Closed: December 22, 2023 through Monday, January 1, 2024
Phone: 559.278.4036