Cash or checks are always accepted and will be acknowledged by
receipt. Checks should be made payable to Cal Poly
Matching gift programs are a powerful way to maximize the impact
of your investment in Cal Poly and our renowned learn-by-doing
Through matching gift programs offered by more than 13,000
employers, you can double or triple the value of your gift at
no cost to you. In addition to matching charitable donations
of their employees, some companies will also match donations made
by spouses, retirees, and even members of their corporate board of
Great opportunities in branding, exposure and entertainment with
the best show on the Central Coast. Signage, consumer
promotions,game sponsorships and game day hospitality are just a
few of the options.
Cal Poly's Office of Planned Giving and Endowments assists
prospective donors and their advisers to select the most
appropriate tax-wise giving vehicle. Planned gifts and life
income plans allow friends of Cal Poly Athletics to leave a
legacy for generations of future students, while also meeting
personal financial obligations.
Gift of Stock and Securities
As you consider tax wise ways of giving to Cal Poly Athletics, you
may want to analyze the benefits of giving appreciated
securities. Long-term appreciated stock are particularly
beneficial to give because you receive a charitable deduction for
the full fair market value of the gift and, in addition, you avoid
paying capital gains tax on the appreciation. A charitable
income tax deduction is allowed for up to 30 percent of your
adjusted gross income in the year of the gift. Any unused
portion can be carried forward for up to an additional five
Gift of Real Estate
Real estate gifts to Cal Poly Athletics can be structured in
many different ways. Either through Outright Gifts,
Charitable Remainder Trusts or Retained Life Estates.
Life Income Gifts
The Cal Poly Foundation offers several types of income-producing
gift plans. Discover how your gift of cash, stock or other
property to Cal Poly Athletics can provide you and a loved one with
annual income. These types of gifts can provide you with
attractive financial and tax benefits while at the same time create
significant gift for Cal Poly Athletics.
Will and Bequests
In addition to being an effective way to distribute your estate,
your will or living trust can be a vehicle through which to make a
charitable gift to Cal Poly Athletics.
Mustang Memorial Plaza Pavers
Own a piece of history and help support the Alex G. Spanos Stadium
Individual Sport Giving
Join us for any of our special events throughout the year and help
support Cal Poly Athletics.