Endowed Gifts

Your Gift Can Last Forever

An endowment gift to San Diego State University today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to an endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.

Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at SDSU. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

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An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling Longtime San Diego State University supporters Charlie and Susan have two goals: First, they want to make sure SDSU continues to receive support after they are gone. Second, they want to create a lasting legacy for Charlie’s parents.

Charlie and Susan make a $25,000 donation to SDSU, which we invest, and each year, a portion of the income from the invested money will be used to support our mission in honor of Charlie’s parents. Plus, Charlie and Susan qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Amy Walling at (619) 508-9255 or awalling@sdsu.edu to discuss endowed gifts.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include SDSU in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: The Campanile Foundation fbo San Diego State University
Address: San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182
Federal tax ID number: 33-0868418