Giving to Chico State

Your Gifts Make a Difference

2015 Rawlins Award Winners

The donor-funded Rawlins Merit Award is one of the University’s most prestigious honors. More than $1 million in scholarship support has been awarded to outstanding students for their academic and community achievements. Learn how to establish or support a scholarship.

Read more about donors making a difference in the lives of students, faculty, staff, and the communities we serve.

When you support students, faculty, and academic programs, you help prepare future leaders by:

  • funding student scholarships and internships
  • supporting undergraduate research, applied learning, and student development programs
  • building innovative and stimulating classrooms, labs, and studios with new equipment
  • enhancing classroom materials
  • strengthening resources for faculty research and development

When you support community programs, you help further our public service mission by:

  • funding public education, arts, culture, and science programs that benefit tens of thousands of people each year
  • growing community resources for those in need
  • supporting public radio and community research and services

Check out the amazing things happening at Chico State.

Ways to Make a Gift

Ready to help Chico State right now? Learn more about your giving options and areas to support.

Address for Gifts:
University Foundation - 0999
California State University, Chico
400 West First Street
Chico, California 95929-0999

Questions?

University Advancement
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0155
Phone: 530-898-5297


Want to make the biggest impact?

Annual gifts provide the most reliable support for our students, faculty, and community.

Tower Society Seal

Tower Society

The University’s premier recognition society honors donors who support their favorite programs at the following leadership levels:

  • Visionary—$100,000 or more
  • Philanthropist—$50,000-$99,999
  • Benefactor—$25,000-$49,999
  • Founder—$15,000-$24,999
  • Pioneer—$7,500-$14,999
  • Explorer—$3,500-$7,499
  • Leader—$1,500-$3,499
  • Graduates of the Last Decade
    (GOLD)—$150-$1,499

Chico State Giving Clubs

Named for the hub of streets leading to our beautiful campus, Chico State’s annual giving clubs recognize supporters of the Annual Fund and other campus programs. 

  • Chestnut Club—$1,000-$1,499
  • Hazel Club—$500-$999
  • Ivy Club—$250-$499
  • Cherry Club—$100-$249
  • Orange Club—$1-$99