Support Africana Studies

SF State and Africana Studies faculty at the 2017 Jabulani Celebration.

Be Part of a Proud Legacy

The First Black Studies Program and the First and Only College of Ethnic Studies in the World

The College of Ethnic Studies was forged from the efforts and sacrifices of students, faculty and communities committed to creating meaningful, excellent and productive links between the academy and the empowerment of everyday peoples of color and their communities. The work of the College has expanded, broadened and deepened since its founding in 1969.

Make a Donation to the Africana Studies Department

Please consider supporting the Department of Africana Studies with a one-time donation or with a monthly donation. Individuals who make a monthly donation of $100 or more ($1,200 or more annually) are recognized as Friends Circle donors.

Make a One-Time Donation

Make a Friends Circle Recurring Donation ($100 Monthly)

Individuals who contribute $5,000 or more annually are also recognized as members of the President's Circle.

Donate by Mail

To make a donation by mail, please send a check payable to "University Corporation San Francisco State" with your gift's designation (e.g., Africana Studies Donation) on the memo line to:

Office of University Development
Attn: Alex N. Sanchez
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, ADM 153
San Francisco, CA 94132

For more information on making a donation, to learn how to establish a scholarship in honor of an individual or a family, or to make a gift to the department in your will or trust, please contact Alex Sanchez, director of development, at 415-338-1032 or

Join the SF State Alumni Association

We encourage you to become an active member of the SF State Alumni Association which offers many benefits to alumni. Click here to join the SF State Alumni Association.

Additionally, there are several SF State Alumni Groups that provide provide a fun mix of social, cultural, athletic, and academic activities for alumni.

Sign-up to receive information from each alumni group, including the SF State Black Alumni Group establised established on December 12, 2008, and led by Ms. Monika Brooks (BA Africana Studies '03).