Torchlight | Fall 2015

A message from the Chair

pam stewart
Pam Stewart, Chair
The University Foundation at
Sacramento State

After a memorable, eventful and fruitful year for the University and for The University Foundation at Sacramento State, I’m pleased to report that once again, Sacramento State has been the recipient of outstanding support from our alumni and community.

That generosity is a testament to the hard work of our volunteer Board of Directors and University team members.

One of the Board’s most important charges is to look after the financial health of the Foundation. Through prudent management of our portfolio in 2014-15, we distributed a 4 percent payout on the endowment, resulting in nearly $1 million dollars in support for our students.

Other milestones included our most successful Green and Gold Gala to date, raising more than $450,000 for scholarships. And for the fifth year in a row, the campus exceeded its fundraising goal, bringing in more than $15 million in gifts and commitments to support students and programs at the University. Donors also established 27 new endowments.

On behalf of the Board, I want to thank you for all you do for Sacramento State and our students and I look forward to working with you to make 2015-16 an even more successful fundraising year.

Go Hornets!

Pamela O. Stewart
Chair, The University Foundation at Sacramento State