Ways to Make a Gift

Give online

Donate online today

Give by phone or mail 

Mail a completed giving form, with your credit card information or check payable to The University Foundation-0999 to: 

University Foundation-0999
California State University, Chico
400 W. First St.
Chico, CA 95929-0999

Call 530-898-5297 to make your gift over the phone.

Give a gift of stock

Use our transfer instructions (PDF) and sample transfer authorization letter (Word). You can also contact Vice President Ahmad Boura, aboura@csuchico.edu or 530-898-3590, or your financial advisor for assistance. 

Give via payroll deduction 

Available to CSU, Chico employees only. CSU, Chico, Associated Students, and Research Foundation employees can make a continuing payroll deduction gift by completing and returning our payroll deduction form (PDF).

Give via ACH (checking account)

Donors can make a sustaining monthly gift from their checking or savings account by completing and returning our ACH Authorization form (PDF) and a voided check.

Double your gift for free

Many employers match charitable contributions made by their employees, which can double or even triple your gift. Find out if your company has a matching gift program below. Simply follow the directions for your company under "Procedures". We'll do the rest!

Join the Tower Society 

Make a leadership gift of $1,500 or more to strengthen the University’s ability to meet emerging needs. Learn more about the Tower Society.

Plan a gift

Contact our Office of Planned Giving to discuss:

  • Real estate
  • Bequests and life insurance
  • Charitable annuities and trusts
  • Donor-advised funds and endowments

Endow a scholarship 

Learn more about establishing a scholarship.

Give non-cash gifts

To make a gift-in-kind of computer hardware and software, equipment, laboratory supplies, musical instruments, art, or other materials, contact the development officer of the college you wish to benefit.


For assistance or additional information, contact any of our development officers. You can also contact Dwight Seuser, director of advancement services and the annual fund, using the information below.

University Advancement
California State University, Chico
400 W. First St.
Chico, CA, 95929-0155

Email: dseuser@csuchico.edu
Phone: 530-898-4405