UC San Francisco Foundation Financial Highlights

Fiscal Year 2015-2016

UCSF’s generous donors gave nearly $596 million to the University during fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016). Nearly 27,000 individuals made gifts, a 12 percent increase from the previous year. This philanthropy contributes to UCSF’s groundbreaking medical research, patient care, and education and demonstrates the crucial role of private giving in driving our mission of advancing health worldwide.

Sources of Gifts


Purpose of Gifts



UCSF Endowment Management

The UCSF endowment is divided into two pools, one managed by the UCSF Foundation Investment Company and the other by the UC Regents General Endowment Pool. Each pool has a long-term investment approach aimed at preserving purchasing power for successive generations while ensuring payout for the University’s immediate needs.

Total UCSF Endowment


Private Support by Designation

The UCSF Foundation received $596 million in gifts and grants in fiscal year 2016 for current use and endowed funds, marking the second year UCSF raised more funds than any other campus in the University of California system.

*Endowment gifts for 2016 include some gifts that were not part of the endowment investment pool as of June 30, 2016.

UCSF Endowment Payout Growth

Endowment payout grew in 2016, providing a significant, reliable source of funding for UCSF’s initiatives in discovery, teaching, and patient care.