Welcome to the San Francisco State University Foundation ("SF State Foundation"), the University organization dedicated solely to philanthropy.
The SF State Foundation
We are dedicated and dynamic volunteers who raise funds and advocate on behalf of San Francisco State University. Our commitment is to make the dream of higher education a reality. We furnish scholarships, evangelize on behalf of the University, and raise funds to support the programs that help create promising futures for students.
- Reach out to alumni, friends and businesses in the community to build commitment and funding for San Francisco State University
- Offer more life-changing scholarships
- Significantly grow the SF State endowment
- Increase private support for University programs, scholarships and facilities
Follow the links on the left to learn more about the Foundation, its board of directors, officers, committees, meeting agendas and minutes, as well as answers to frequently asked questions and contact information -- including links to the Policies & Procedures, which guide us in the ethical and effective management of gifts and endowments, forms required for doing business with the Foundation, as well as tax forms and articles of incorporation.Can't find what you're looking for? Use the email link in the right column to submit your questions.
SF State receives $1 million to increase student diversity in science
June 15, 2017 – A five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute aims to improve retention rates in biology among underrepresented minorities
Persis Karim named inaugural chair of SF State’s Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies
May 24, 2017 – The award-winning comparative literature scholar and poet will lead first-of-its-kind center exploring culture, communities, identity.
Visiting professor shares her expertise on art of the African Diaspora
May 23, 2017 – Acclaimed art historian Jacqueline Francis is the inaugural Robert A. Corrigan Visiting Professor in Social Justice, an endowed professorship established with a gift from alumni George and Judy Marcus.