PLF: SDSU Students

The President's Leadership Fund

Aztec Identity Announcement

Changes to PLF

With the transition in presidential leadership at San Diego State, this is an opportunity to evaluate PLF and identify ways to improve the program for an even greater impact. We will review the entire Grants program and examine ideas such as focusing on specific themes or University goals and increasing funding to the Excellence Awards honorees.

Over the next few months, the PLF team will be reaching out to donors and our internal partners for feedback. In the meantime, PLF will pause the grants program until further notice. Please continue to check the website for updates.  

We hope you’ll continue to support PLF and consider directing your funds to the PLF Endowment. Funds from the endowment will be used to support the annual Excellence Awards, which recognizes six faculty and staff members for their leadership and extraordinary work.

About PLF

Members of The President’s Leadership Fund (PLF) partner with the president to promote academic excellence and encourage creativity, innovation and collaboration. Member support allows PLF to fund projects that have the potential to make a significant and lasting change within the University and across the local, national and global community. Funded projects align with the institutional goals outlined in the university’s strategic plan: research and creative endeavors, student success and community and communication.
About PLF

News and Announcements

PLF Excellence Awards
Excellence Awards 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Excellence Awards. For a complete list of the awardees please visit Excellence Awards >>

Grant Partners

PLF has supported mural preservation projects accross campus. To learn more, please visit SDSU Mural Connects Modern Mexicans With Aztec Ancestry >>

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Become a member of PLF and support innovation and excellence. Find out how to JOIN PLF >>



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Sheona R. Som, ‘03
Senior Director of Development, University Initiatives
The President's Leadership Fund
(619) 594-0551  |  [email protected]