Campaign Progress

Making History: The Campaign for GW is helping fund the University priorities laid out in the Vision 2021 strategic plan, such as:

  • Increasing student financial aid
  • Enhancing academic programs
  • Further incorporating hands-on learning in to the student experience
  • Breaking new ground in research

Learn more about the campaign's progress below. And please consider making a gift to GW!

Donation Totals

  • GW Tempietto, By The Numbers feature

    $990 Million

    We have nearly reached our $1 billion goal thanks to donors like you.

    Thank you for all you do to support students, enhance academics, and break new ground.

  • Campaign Attainment by Pillar

    Donations by Vision Area

    59% Gifts to Enhance Academics

    18% Gifts to Break New Ground

    17% Gifts to Support Students

    6% Gifts Unrestricted

Donor Totals

  • Students Say Thank You to Our Donors

    64,956 Supporters

    We thank the 64,956 donors who have supported Making History: The Campaign for GW.

    Your generosity has opened doors for students, enhanced GW's academics, and allowed researchers to make new discoveries.

  • young alumni

    40,677 Alumni

    Have made gifts during the Making History campaign.

    Thank you for answering our namesake's call.

Your Support Benefits GW Students

Sara Pool

More than 70% of GW students receive financial aid.

Hear student speaker Sara Pool, CCAS '16 talk about how a scholarship changed her life.

Read more about Power & Promise
Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund

There are more than 12,000 internship opportunities at GW.

Funding for unpaid internships helps students get a head start on their careers.

Read more about internship fellowships
Flay Day 2016

GW Flag Day celebrates the impact of philanthropy.

GW Flag Day gave students the chance to thank donors for their contributions to #onlyatGW moments

Ways for students to stay involved