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Orfalea College Of Business

Please contact our Development Team for more information

Location 03-455
Phone (805) 756-7446

Giving to the Orfalea College


Giving back to the Orfalea College of Business has a direct and immediate impact on Cal Poly’s next generation of business leaders. Contributions large and small are essential in fueling new programs and Learn by Doing opportunities that boost career-readiness among our students. The college also leverages philanthropic support to attract, retain and reward business’ top educators who lead in the classroom and in their industries. Your support ensures that students are learning in the best facilities and using advanced technology in step with the business environments they’ll see after graduation.

Your generosity makes the difference to each of our 2,745 students, ensuring each individual can fully participate in the Learn by Doing experience and embrace a fulfilling career.

How can I contribute?

Where might my contribution be used?

  • Funding student scholarships and awards
  • Growing Learn by Doing senior projects (Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Student Managed Portfolio Project, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, etc.)
  • Hosting recruiting fairs tailored to specific industries
  • Adapting comprehensive Student Services that help students graduate on time
  • Purchasing industry-leading software and lab equipment
  • Funding industry-changing faculty research
  • Enabling travel to national student competitions
  • Backing immersive industry tours with alumni-led businesses
  • Inviting Executives in Residence to campus as guest lecturers

To speak with an Orfalea College of Business Development team member, call 805-756-7446 or email

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