Guide to Giving

Your Support Matters

There are many ways to support San Jose State. Those who do will ensure a strong future for the university, our city and region, and especially our students.

While state funding has continued to decline, our ambition to excel as world-class university has only grown stronger. With help from alumni, friends, parents, foundations and corporations, we will accomplish our goals.

Ways to Give

San Jose State prides itself on remaining an affordable, high-quality university, even as the cost of higher education increases at public and private institutions across the United States. No matter how you choose to give, you will be helping us meet the needs of our students. Find out about the options for giving.

Faculty and Staff Giving: Spartans Supporting Spartans

SJSU launched a new giving campaign called Spartans Supporting Spartans. The campaign highlights what makes us proud to be Spartans and provides an easy way for faculty and staff to give to those programs.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts provide resources that create extraordinary opportunities and preserve the future of San Jose State. There are many giving options are available to you -- from naming SJSU as a beneficiary in your will to a more complex trust arrangement to life-income gifts that benefit you and your family. Learn how to leave your legacy.

Donor Recognition Societies

Donor recognition societies honor alumni, parents and friends who give to the university. Through annual and cumulative giving, recognition society members provide SJSU the means to continue a tradition of academic and athletic excellence. Read more about our Donor Recognition Societies.