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Join us in honoring Cal Lutheran's 65-year legacy of excellence as we strive to reach $65,000. Thank you for being a part of GivingTuesday on this global day of generosity!

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Merry Christmas!

The University Advancement Team is here to help you with your year-end giving and to ensure your 2023 tax benefit.

The following are important 2023 Year-End Charitable Giving Instructions:

  • Credit Card: Donations should be made online here before midnight on December 31.
  • Cash: Donations must be hand-delivered to University Advancement no later than 5 pm on December 21.
  • Check: Donations must be postmarked by December 31.
  • Stock: Donations must arrive in University's brokerage account before 12 pm on December 31.  
    Visit this link for additional details.
  • Wire or ACH: Donations must arrive in University's account before 12 pm on December 31. 

Please call 805-493-3156 if you have any questions.

Thank you for choosing California Lutheran University to facilitate your commitment to giving.
We value you – our generous donors – for helping us grow a vibrant university.


Your gifts at work.

Our faculty and staff work throughout the year to help Cal Lutheran students be successful in their academic, career, and faith pursuits. See our recent updates to look into the latest happenings around campus.

Where to Give

Choose how you want to impact students by giving to specific campus areas or student needs.

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Annual Giving

Select from a variety of options to support the university's growth and consistent high-quality education.



A Cal Lutheran education changes lives — join us in this mission by giving to a student scholarship fund.

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Campus Areas

Leave your mark at Cal Lutheran by helping us grow to meet the needs of students for years to come.

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Planned Giving

Planned gifts, such as bequests and annuities, are a wonderful way to provide for the future of your family and Cal Lutheran.


How to Give

Select your preferred donation method for more information.

Giving Back: For Students, Faculty, and Staff

Do you love the Cal Lutheran spirit? Learn how you can give back to our supportive campus community.


Student Giving

Are you a Cal Lutheran student who bleeds purple and gold? Students have an opportunity to give back to the campus as a means of spirited support.


Employee Giving

If you are a Cal Lutheran faculty or staff member, you have the opportunity to easily give back a portion of your salary to further our mission.