College of Business and Economics

Ways To Support

We are empowering tomorrow-makers by providing our students the opportunity to be transformed and influence the future world around them. The college’s supportive environment and academic excellence — as evidenced through its AASCB accreditation — produces graduates who contribute to the vibrant Bay Area economy and beyond.

The college’s current fundraising priorities give students a supportive environment that positions them to succeed in school, practice experiential learning and develop innovative leadership skills.

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Women in Leadership Program Fund

The Women in Leadership Program is an academia-industry collaboration that provides students with significant and high impact learning experiences with insights from industry leaders. These social entrepreneurs use their leadership skills, working alongside their  mentors to apply their learning to real-world social impact projects. WIL program elements for students include mentoring, a seminar course on leadership, and a social entrepreneurship leadership project. Learn more. 

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Dean Jay Tontz Memorial Award for International Business Experiences

Honoring the college’s longest serving dean, Jay Tontz (1973-2003), this award encourages undergraduate Business and Economics students to participate in international academic experiences, and helps them pay for costs associated with their education. Learn more.

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Delta Sigma Pi Zeta Tau Scholarship

Cal State East Bay’s Zeta Tau chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity for men and women, prepares students for successful professional careers, but also instills values of service and principled leadership. This scholarship helps students with the costs of college, so they can fully take advantage of their education, service opportunities and social activities during their academic careers. Learn more.

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Scholarships and Departments

You can support the College of Business and its students by making a donation to a departmental scholarship fund, the college itself or one of its four departments.

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Dean's Innovation Fund

Provides seed money to launch innovative ideas in high-impact teaching and learning, groundbreaking research, and engagement with the business community.
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Contact Us

Cal State East Bay's development team is pleased to help you identify how you can make a difference for our students. 

There are many ways to make your gift, including through gifts of stocks, gifts-in-kind and planned gifts. Plus, our students from the Pioneer Calling program reach out to alumni and friends each semester.