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Ways to Give

There are many ways to give back to Cal Poly, and your gift can be directed to any area that you see fit or best suits your interests. Get started below with the different options to become a Cal Poly donor today.

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Give Online

Easy, quick, and secure, this is the fastest way to make a gift to Cal Poly and support Learn by Doing right now.

Make a gift online

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Give by Mail or Phone

Information about donating by check and our Annual Giving Student Calling Program.

Donate by check or phone

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Crowdfunding campaigns are a great way for supporters to give to causes connected to Learn by Doing and student needs.  

Find a project to support

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Endowment funds not only make a lasting impact at Cal Poly, they also offer the opportunity to honor your family name or pay tribute to a loved one. You can establish an endowment with a contribution of cash, securities, real estate or a planned gift.

Learn More About Endowed GifTs

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Planned Giving  

When you include Cal Poly in your estate plan, you help ensure that our distinctive, hands-on educational experience will be available to students for generations to come. Learn more or get started today.

Learn More about Planned Giving

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Matching Gifts

More than 22,000 companies encourage and support employee philanthropy through a matching gift program, and a matching gift can double the value of your gift to Cal Poly without costing you an additional cent. 

Learn more about Matching Gifts