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Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Fact Sheet

Type of Institution: California State University, Fresno and California State University, Fresno Foundation are public, nonprofit educational entities exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

Date of Incorporation: California State University, Fresno was founded as Fresno State Normal School in 1911, became a teacher’s college in 1921, and has offered advanced degrees since 1949. The university’s popular nickname is "Fresno State."

Legal Name of Applicant: California State University, Fresno Foundation. The California State University, Fresno Foundation was formed in 1931. The purpose of the Foundation is to provides assistance to faculty and staff with the administration of grants, contracts and trust accounts.

IRS Employer Identification Number: 94-6003272 (California State University, Fresno Foundation)

State Tax ID#: 1-94-6001347-C4 (Research Foundation)

Unique Entity Identifiers (UEI): 

California State University, Fresno Foundation: CJSRSPWTJUH7

California State University, Fresno (not Foundation): GBATCBNV1SH8

Indirect Cost Agreement: (Foundation) Current Federal F & A (Indirect) Cost Agreement dated August 8, 2018 from 7/1/2018 to 6/30/22

40.0% of Modified Total Direct Costs- On Campus
19.0% of Modified Total Direct Costs - Off-Campus

F & A (Indirect) Rate on Nonfederal Funding:15% of total direct costs (Contact grant manager for add’l details)

Title V Designation: FY 2018 Letter

Authorized Signatory for grants/contracts:
Joy J. Goto Ph.D.,  Interim Dean
Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Deborah S. Adishian-Astone, Executive Director
California State University, Fresno Foundation

Official Institutional Name and Address:
California State University, Fresno
Division of Research and Graduate Studies
5241 N. Maple Avenue, M/S TA 53
Fresno, CA 93740
Phone: 559-278-0840
Fax: 559-278-4658
Website: /grants/
County: Fresno

State Congressional District - 14th & 16th Senate District; 31st Assembly District

Senator - Melissa Hurtado (14th) & Jim Costa (16th)

Assemblyman - Joaquin Arambula

Federal Congressional District: 20th District

Senators: Laphonza Butler; Alex Padilla

Congressman: Kevin McCarthy

Cognizant Federal Audit Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

External Auditor: Moore Grider & Company

Date of Most Recent Audit: Click here to see the Foundation's latest Annual Report of Audited Financial Statements.

Checks Should be Made Payable To:
California State University, Fresno Foundation

Checks Should be Sent To:
California State University, Fresno Foundation
4910 N. Chestnut Ave.
Fresno, CA 93726-1852

Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)