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DC Council Passes Bill Limiting Corporate Campaign Donations

DC Council Passes Bill Limiting Corporate Campaign Donations

Corporations that currently hold or seek to hold government contracts worth at least $250,000 will no longer be permitted to make political campaign donations under new Washington, D.C. Council legislation passed Tuesday. The bill, titled the Campaign Finance Reform Amendment Act of 2017, also creates a board that will oversee[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA Students living on Magis Row, one of Georgetown's independent Living Learning Communities, conducted a feminine hygiene product drive from Oct. 9 through Oct. 16. The donations were delivered to Thrive D.C., a charity benefitting D.C. Ward 1 residents experiencing homelessness.

Magis Row Organizes Feminine Hygiene Product Drive

A drive organized by students who live on Magis Row is set to donate feminine hygiene products to Thrive D.C., a nonprofit organization and the sole provider of homeless services in Washington, D.C.’s Ward 1. Magis Row, the 16 townhouses located mostly on 36th Street, is one of Georgetown’s independent[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 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

Designing the Future(s) Receives $4 Million

Georgetown University’s Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative received $1.7 million in alumni donations and a $4 million anonymous gift at the end of January. The gifts will allow the initiative, launched in 2013, to explore how best to design a liberal arts education for the increasingly globalized future[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Young Alumni Donations Increase

Contrary to the nationwide trend of declining donations from recent graduates, Georgetown University has seen increased participation from young alumni, allowing the university to sustain its master planning projects. The Chronicle for Higher Education reported earlier this month that a study of donors found that fewer than half of millennial[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Giving Time, Then Money

The Campaign for Georgetown is nearing its fall 2016 finish, and Georgetown’s fundraising is in full swing. As in years past, the Office of Advancement’s efforts to seek donations to the university extend to current students. The 1634 Society, for example, asks freshmen and sophomores to donate $1 to get[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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University President John J. DeGioia thanks Frank McCourt (CAS ’75) at the ceremony honoring McCourt’s $100 million donation to the university in October.

McCourt, Beecks Lead Record Year for Fundraising

Beginning with a record-breaking $100 million gift from Frank McCourt Jr. (CAS ’75) in September, this fiscal year was the most successful fundraising year in Georgetown’s 225-year history. On Sept. 18, the university announced that McCourt, the former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, would fund the creation of the[Read More…]

Despite Shortcomings, Relay Still Saves Lives

No one will deny that recently, there has been a slump in funds raised for Georgetown’s annual Relay for Life event that benefits the American Cancer Society. It has been cited frequently by The Hoya and the Voice, and opinions have ranged from calling Relay “not the most worthwhile charity”[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Every Donation Counts for Capital Campaign

Seniors reading this are just weeks away from leaving the Hilltop, heading off to new volunteer and job opportunities, beginning advanced studies or spending time with friends and family while exploring the next steps in life after college. I heartily congratulate you. At some point after commencement, you’ll get a[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments Opinion

After String of Down Years, University Donations Rise Dramatically

Following two years of decreasing fundraising totals, Georgetown had a bounceback fundraising year during the most recent fiscal cycle, raising nearly $130 million in new commitments, according to an administrator in the Office of Advancement. Chief Marketing Officer for the Office of Advancement William O’Leary said that the total represented[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News