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Current Funding Opportunities


Renaissance Scholars Program

While 70% of foster children say that they would like to go to college, fewer than 10% actually enroll. Of those who do enroll, only 1% graduate.

With your help, Fresno State is in a unique position to make a difference.

The Renaissance Scholars Program monitors and help students through every step of their college career . 

Join us as a “Partner for Hope.” Your contribution of at least $4,000 will provide the equivalent of one year’s tuition and helps insure year round support for each Renaissance Scholar you choose to support.


Student Cupboard

Food insecurity is a growing issue on college campuses. Fresno State is working hard to make sure that food insecurity isn't a problem on our campus. The Amendola Family Student Cupboard provides current Fresno State Students, with free access to healthy food and hygiene items.

Your support can make the difference, meeting the nutritional needs of students so that they can focus on achieving their full potential. 

For more information about making a gift to the Fresno State Student Cupboard, please contact David Hembree at 559.278.5052 or



Fresno State awards over a thousand scholarships to incoming and continuing students. Institutional scholarships range from $100 to almost $35,000 and are awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Your support will assist us in providing access to students of promise who may not have the resources to come to Fresno State without a scholarship. 


Student Life Fund

Your financial support helps to make sure that the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management is able to foster student success through programs, services, and partnerships.

Because of your gifts, we are able to create an environment that provides for and assists with the transformational experience that is Fresno State.


Leadership Center

A world class center dedicated to training and equipping students of promise, developing partnerships with industry and private sector advocates to foster leadership as an academic pursuit.

 Be Bold! Help Fresno State lead the region into the future by investing in tomorrow’s leaders


Cross-Cultural and Gender Center

Multi-cultural programming enhances student experience through co-curricular events and activities that influence meaningful change within the campus community.

The focus is on programs building opportunities for Discovery of the rich heritage of cultures that make up our community and events and activities that recognize and celebrate the Diversity of our region.

The Cross Cultural and Gender Center will emphasize academic achievement and leadership development, providing support that leads to success and Distinction among our peers.


Student Wellness Initiative

As part of a comprehensive approach to wellness, we are seeking partnerships and resources to fund additional outdoor facilities for co-curricular programming, events and active lifestyle pursuits. The additional facilities and programs will further engage students in on-campus life and offer multi-use space for activities and programs