Post Tagged with: "fundraising"

EDITORIAL: Define Centennial Goals

As Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service approaches the 2019-20 academic year, the school is developing a vision for the SFS centennial. Unfortunately, a major fundraising effort has been the Centennial celebration’s main focus so far, along with occasional events such as the recent Lloyd George Lecture. SFS administrators must[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Editorial
Students Unite for Puerto Rico Financial Relief

Students Unite for Puerto Rico Financial Relief

The Georgetown University Latin American community has come together to support Puerto Rican students and to raise funds and awareness for the island following the devastation Hurricane Maria wrought two weeks ago. Students at the University of Pennsylvania launched a GoFundMe page Sept. 20 titled “Students with Puerto Rico” to[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SaxaFund, a crowd-sourcing initiative launched by GUSA,The Corp and GUASFCU, has funded three student projects.

SaxaFund Boosts Student Projects

Three student projects have received funding from community donationts through SaxaFund, a student-alumni collaboration launched in the spring. SaxaFund was launched in March 2017 by a coalition of Georgetown University alumni, the Georgetown University Student Association and Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union and Students of Georgetown, Inc.[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News

EDITORIAL: Support CAPS Endowment

Beginning this semester, students affiliated with the Georgetown Scholarship Program will be able to receive all mental health services from Counseling and Psychiatric Services for free, thanks to an anonymous donation. The donation also facilitated the hiring of a new staff psychologist. This donation should be a first step toward[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Fundraising Campaign Surpasses Goal

The university’s most profitable fundraising campaign in history, “For Generations to Come: The Campaign for Georgetown,” ended this June, raising $1.67 billion and surpassing its initial goal by more than $170 million. Since its inception in 2006, the campaign has generated donations used to fund the launch of the McCourt[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

When Tuition Rises, Students Feel Left Behind

This morning, I opened Twitter and saw that Georgetown posted a series of photos of the new Thompson Athletic Center, as the university has done seemingly every day ahead of the center’s opening. It is almost as if our school is so proud of its new $62 million facility that[Read More…]

by August 14, 2016 7 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Capital Campaign Hits $1.5B Target

The university’s capital campaign, “For Generations to Come: The Campaign for Georgetown,” has passed its goal of $1.5 billion, nearly a year ahead of schedule. University President John J. DeGioia announced the milestone, which was hit at the end of August, in a university-wide email yesterday. Launched in October 2011,[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Beeck Center Aids White House Fundraiser for Clean Energy

The university announced Tuesday that the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation has helped the White House and Department of Energy raise $4 billion to invest into clean energy companies in the private sector. The funding project is part of the Obama administration’s recent efforts to increase clean energy[Read More…]

by July 9, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Raises Funds For Liberian Parish

Several campus offices, including the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service, the Office of Advancement, the Office of Mission and Ministry and the School of Nursing and Health Studies, collaborated this fall to raise over $4,400 for the Holy Family Parish in Caldwell, Liberia. Chair of the NHS Department of[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Charitable Donations Peak

Last year marked the highest charitable donations total given to Georgetown University, mirroring a national trend of increased alumni giving to alma maters. In the 2014 fiscal year, which ran from July 2013 to June 2014, Georgetown raised $236 million in donations, $40 million more than the previous record total[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top