The Tower Foundation directly manages all financial aspects of funds donated to San Jose State University. The Tower Foundation is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is certified as an auxiliary in good standing with the California State University System. An international accounting firm audits the foundation’s financial records annually.
CSU Philanthropic Support
Private support helps the California State University open access to a broad and diverse student population, build technologically advanced libraries and classrooms, and support innovative teaching models and partnerships. Our students and programs continue to inspire generosity from forward-thinking individuals and organizations who invest in the CSU mission. Learn more about the impact of giving by visiting Philanthropic Support and reading the Annual Report on Philanthropic Support [pdf].